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his company left Baltimore at great personal risk, as the city was occupied by the Federal troops at the time of their departure. The Lanier Guard was mustered into the 18th Regiment of Virginia Volunteers for active service at Harper's Ferry, on the 28th of May, since which time they have been actively engaged in all the movements of Gen. Johnston's army. The Guard was in that portion of the regiment which arrived upon the battle-field at Bull Run at the same moment with His Excellency President Davis. The parting of Col. Taliaferro from this company was certainly an affecting scene, He was an officer whom his men delighted to honor; the large tears rolled down their determined and bronzed features, as they shook the gallant Colonel by the hand for the last time. If ever a commander enjoyed universal respect and esteem, surely that commander was Col. Taliaferro. The company is now commanded by Capt. Frank T. Hill, of Culpeper, and a nephew of Col. A. P. Hill. He is a who