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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Floyd's Brigade. Headquarters, Floyd's Brigade, Camp Jackson, July 2, 1861. There are now encamped here about seventeen hundred men — infantry — most of whom are armed and well drilled. Six more companies of infantry are expected in a few days. There are three companies of cavalry, one from Smith, one from Lee, and one from Nelson, containing in all about two hundred and fifty men. Several more companies of cavalry are expected in a few days.
Rapid Preparations Brigadier General Floyd has, within the space of twenty days, enrolled, armed, equipped, and brought to a condition of most creditable discipline, two regiments of men, who will be ready to march in five days from this time. He expects to add yet another regiment. The two now ready, at the camp near Wytheville, are commanded by Cols. A. W. Reynolds and Harry Heth, both accomplished officers, late of the Federal army.--They are both graduates of West Point, and Col. R.deral army.--They are both graduates of West Point, and Col. R. was a classmate of General Beauregard's. The regiment itself is said to be composed of a body of men who cannot be surpassed for manly proportions, and all the native qualities of the true soldier. General Floyd has accomplished wonders in bringing together and equipping such a body of men in so brief a space of time. They will soon be on the march, hunting up the rude and brutal foe who is now desecrating the soil of Virginia.
Floyd's Brigade. --This splendid brigade, now fully armed and equipped, will start in a few days for the Kanawha Valley, where their services are much needed. General John B Floyd, the man who has been for a few mouths past a target for vile calumnistors, is in command, and by his remarkable efficiency and energy it is now oFloyd, the man who has been for a few mouths past a target for vile calumnistors, is in command, and by his remarkable efficiency and energy it is now one of the best disciplined and armed bodies of men in the South. Col. A. W. Reynolds, his 2nd officer in command, is a classmate of Beauregard's, and was considered one of the best officers in the old army. In Wytheville, Va., where the people know Col. Reynolds, the most marked regard is exhibited by the officers and men of here the people know Col. Reynolds, the most marked regard is exhibited by the officers and men of the Brigade for him, the utmost confidence being reposed in his abilities to command. With such competent aids as Col. R. and his brother officers, Gen. Floyd cannot fail to accomplish the purpose for which the Brigade was formed.