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 The Roanoke Machine-Works' Guard, Captain N. P. Perkins, and Lieutenants Howell, Taylor and Wood; 64 men in line, and accompanied by the Roanoke Drum Corps of 20, under Drum-Major S. Walthall. Company I, of the Fourth Regiment. Company A, the Butler Guard, of Greenville, S. C., Captain P. A. Mooney, and Lieutenants Richardson, Hope, and Earle; 35 men in line. The Greenville Guard, Greenville, S. C., Captain W. P. Conyers and Lieutenants Bond and Furman; 27 men. Company G, First North Carolina Regiment, commanded by Captain J. F. Thomas; 32 men in line. Behind these troops came the special battalions. That of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues was under the direction of Major Sol Cutchins. The newly-formed company B, appeared in public parade for the first time. The Blues made a splendid showing. They turned out more than a hundred men all told. Major Cutchins had on his staff Lieutenants Rose and Steel, Sergeant-Major Hazen, and Commissary-Sergeant Glazebrook. The soldier lads of this pet military organization wore their bright fatigue uniform and white duck trousers, and in appearace were not unlike the Blacksburg cadets, except for a slight difference in the ages of the members of the two organizations. Company A was commanded by Captain Clarence Wyatt, Lieutenants Woon and Cheatwood assisted him. Company B was captained by George Ainslie, who was assisted by Lieutenants Pegram and Shafer. The special battalion commanded by Captain John W. Happer, of Portsmouth, was composed of the Portsmouth Rifles, the Junior Rifles, of the same city, and the Virginia Zouaves, of Lynchburg. The Portsmouth Rifles were headed by their Drum Corps of sixteen, under Drum-Major J. T. Lawrence. Lieutenant E. W. Owens was in command, and Lieutenant John W. Leigh was also along. There were forty-four men in line. The Junior Rifles, one of the most attractive bodies in the line, was officered by Captain M. R. Hudgins and Lieutenants Maupin and Mooner. This company brought along thirty-six men. The Virginia Zouaves, of Lynchburg, Captain R. E. Craighill and Lieutenants Connell and Lynn, had thirty-four men in line. A good showing was made by the Portsmouth Grays, commanded
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