ficer and of the many good traits of character possessed by Capt. Cox.
It is understood that Capt. Cox designs entering the Army of the Confederation, and being a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, will no doubt reflect honor on himself and credit on his Alma Mater.
He was unanimously elected an honorary member of the company.
Lt. Joseph T. Mason was thereupon elected Captain of the company; Lt Geo C. Gregory being promoted to the 1st Lieutenant, Lt. Geo.
W Gregory 2d, and Benjamin Hancock 3d Lieutenant.--Mr. J. P. Cox was elected Orderly Sergeant, who is a brother of Capt. H. W. Cox, and was for some time at West Point.
A Spotsylvania correspondent sends us the following appropriate notice of the death of Oscar M. Critchfield:
The Honorable O. M. Critchfield, so favorably known as Speaker of the House of Delegates of Virginia for many years, expired suddenly on the 15th inst., at his residence, Green Branch, in the county of Spotsylvania, Virginia.
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