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Female Cavalry company.--A cavalry company, composed of young ladies, has recently been formed at Pittsfield, Mass., under the name of Di Vernon phalanx. Miss Pinkie Pomeroy is the Captain, and Miss Anna Kipp is the Lieutenant.--Providence Journal, Aug. 2.
A woman for the Times.--A lad of less than sixteen, named Darling, from Pittsfield, Mass., recently enlisted in Captain Cromwell's company, in the Northern Black Horse Cavalry. On learning that he had a sick mother at home, who was sadly afflicted by his departure, the captain discharged the youngster and sent him home, as the brave lad supposed, on a furlough. He has received the following acknowledgment of his kindness from the sister of the bold soldier boy. It is good: PittsfiePittsfield, Mass., Oct. 20. Captain Cromwell--dear sir: My brother, David H. Darling, a lad of sixteen, left home and joined your command without the consent or even knowledge of our parents. I went from school to see him last Thursday, and stated these facts to your second lieutenant. Our young soldier returned home Friday, on furlough, as he supposed, and seeing the effect of his conduct upon my mother and a sick sister, gave his consent to remain. But he is very much afraid you will not think