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Arming the Troop--a Generous Response.

--The Light Dragoons of Petersburg, Va., have determined to arm themselves with carbines. On Monday, four of the officers of the company waited upon the citizens to aid them in the purchase, and in less than two hours secured the sum of $1,450. The purchase will require some $1,600. The style selected is a very handsome and effective weapon. It is three feet long, very light, loads at the breech, and is swung, when worn, across the hip. It will carry a ball with deadly effect for the distance of one mile.

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