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m of four thousand dollars in aid of the volunteer companies. The Board of Directors of the Exchange Bank of Lynchburg, at a meeting Saturday, made a donation of 200 dollars to each one of the volunteer companies of that city, making 1,000 dollars in all. Mr. L. H. Lyne, of Lynchburg, formerly of the U. S. Navy, having tendered his services to Gov. Letcher, left yesterday for Norfolk, in obedience to the following dispatch: "Lt. Leonard H. Lyne--Services accepted.--Report to Capt. Forrest at Norfolk. Commission will be sent to you at Norfolk. "George W. Munford, "Secretary of the Commonwealth." Dr. Thomas L. Walker, of Lynchburg, has offered to uniform and fully equip any and all persons who intend to join the companies now formed, or to be formed, in that city, for the defence of the State. The Artillery Company of Lynchburg return their most sincere acknowledgments to "a lady, " for her donation of one hundred dollars to aid in equipping the company.
c: "Be it ordained, That the Governor of this Commonwealth be, and he is hereby, authorized and required to call into the service of the State is many volunteers as may be necessary to repel invasion and protect the citizens of the State in the present emergency, which volunteers he will receive in companies and organize into Regiments, Brigades and Divisions, according to the force required; and the Governor shall appoint and commission the General, Field, and Staff Officers of said volunteers, and proceed to have them organized and instructed. And that he shall immediately invite all efficient and worthy Virginians, and residents of Virginia, in the Army and Navy of the United States, to retire therefrom, and to enter the service of Virginia, assigning to them such rank as will not reverse the relative rank held by them in the United State service, and will at least be equivalent thereto. By order of the Governor.George W. Munford; Secretary of the Commonwealth. ap 22--3t
company, equipped and armed, whether of Infantry, Artillery or Riflemen, in the counties lying west of the city of Richmond, between Richmond and the Blue Ridge and in the Valley of Virginia, from the county of Rockbridge to the Tennessee line, establish forthwith on the lines of speedy communication a rendezvous, and hold themselves in readiness for immediate orders. Telegraph or send by express to the Executive the name of Captains, number of men and description of force. It is further ordered that officers of all grades on the line of the Potomac river render obedience to the orders of Gen. Philip St. Geo. Cocke, who has been assigned to the command that section of the military operations of the state bounded by said river. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, 21st April, 1861. and in the 55th year of the Commonwealth. [Signed] John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford. Secretary of the Commonwealth. ap 22--d3t