we trust that in this matter we shall receive aid and help from the benevolent and charitable of the whole community; and we further hope that our brave soldiers will not rush into dissipation and squander their means, but that they will be frugal, temperate, and saving, and thus greatly aid the community in lightening the public burdens
Chesterfield will equip in all eight full companies, besides the men she has furnished to the different companies of Richmond and Petersburg.
The "Chester Grays," Capt. R. A. Willis, 62 strong, left this place for your city on Saturday last, and were mustered into the service on Thursday.
One of our wealthy James river farmers, Mr. A. H. Drewry, contributed $150 towards the equipment of this company.
Company A, of cavalry, expect to meet at the Court-House on Saturday next, for the purpose of making some change in their officers, after which time we trust to see their ranks full, and every man prepared to go at once to the defence of the State