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The Daily Dispatch: May 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], More Victims. (search)
Departure of Virginia Volunteers. --The 3rd Regiment of Virginia volunteers, consisting of the Young Guard, Capt. Charters, (right company;) Emmett Guard, Capt. Lloyd; Marion Rifles, Capt. Lybrock; Va. Life Guards, Capt. Walker; Ashland Grays, Capt. Tucker; Sidney Guard, Capt. Dance, and Company A, (Henrico Grays, formerly of the 33d Regiment,) Capt. Atkinson, left Richmond yesterday, to the number of 900 men, and took the steamer for the East. Col. Thos. P. August was in command. The Regiment made a very fine appearance. A great many of the friends of the soldiers, ladies and gentlemen, went down to the wharf to bid them adieu. Several of the companies in this Regiment were prepared for service by the exertions of Col. J. H. Richardson, who, though he has no command, is nevertheless every inch a soldier.
The Smith's Point Light-Ship again — Somebody hurt. The following interesting and authentic account of the engagement at Mills' Creek, Wycomico River, is furnished to us by Mr. Lucien Hall, of the Lancaster (Va.) Grays: It is untrue that any of our "rebels" were killed in the recent skirmish at the recapture of the Smith's Point light boat. On the other hand, some eight or ten Federal troops must have been killed, and a number wounded.--A man at the mast-head was struck by a Minnie ball, and fell with great violence to the deck. His fellow troops instantaneously gathered around in great numbers, and taking advantage of the moment, our volunteers let fly another volley at the bunch. Several fell under the fire. At this time the Federal troops became highly exasperated and returned the fire with much spirit. Mysterious as it may seem, not a man on our side was hurt.--The boat now hurried off as quickly as possible, and not until it was beyond the range of musket balls d
The Daily Dispatch: May 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], Statement of the
Dahlonega Mint, Ga. (search)