A meeting of a portion of the ladies of Chesterfield county was held at the Brick School-House, in that county, Sept. 31, 1861. A Soldiers' Aid Society was formed, and the following officers appointed:
Mrs. Wm. Martin, President.
Mrs. Robert M. Pulliam, Vice President.
Mrs. Bland, Treasurer.
Miss M. F. Pulliam Secretary.
The following Committee was appointed to solicit contributions:
Mrs. Francis G. Hancock, Mrs. Dr. Wm. B. Ball, Mrs. F. B. Clopton, Mrs. Augustus Hancock, Mrs A. E. Moore, Mrs. Dr. McTyre, Mrs. Beverley Hancock, Mrs. Jno. Ellet, Mrs. Gifford, Mrs. Junius Clarke, Mrs. K Graves, Mrs. Marx, Mrs. Jones, Rev. Mrs. Allen, Mrs. Jewett, Miss Ginnie Moore, Miss The. Moore, Miss Sarah Morgan, Miss Anna Winston, Miss Maria Fisher, Miss Sallie Cole, Miss Bettle Cole, Miss Ann Baugh, Miss Elz ayo, Mrs. John Robinson, Mrs. Isaac Winston, Mrs. Ben Hancock, Mrs. Wm. L. Fore, Mrs. John Burton, Mrs. W. G. Clarke, Mrs. D. Harcock, Mrs. James McTyre, Mrs