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heir being so ordered, when they consented unanimously to be sworn in. The sixty volunteers from the Washington Light Infantry were next ordered up, when the same forms were gone through with.--Eighteen or twenty of these men refused to take the oath; the others were sworn in, and the company left the ground in two divisions; the enlisted men in one body, and the malcontents in another, each having an officer to march them to the armory. The Potomac Light Infantry, of Georgetown, Capt. McKenney, next took their position, numbering 53 rank and file, much less than the effective strength of the company.--After roll call, and when the oath was to be administered, sixteen privates, a sergeant, and the pioneer, "seceded" from the ranks. This left the company with less than their complement, (42.) None were sworn in, and, after consultation among the officers, the company was formed in two divisions, one of "willing" and one of "unwilling" spirits, and the former taking the North an