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The young Guard.

--A meeting of the Young Guard was held at their Armory on Tuesday night, for the purpose of electing a Captain, to supply the vacancy occasioned by the promotion of Maj. John S. Rady. The election was superintended by Col. John H. Richardson. Lieut. Smith nominated the 1st Lieutenant of the Company, George J. Austin, for the Post. Sergeant Wm. H. Wade nominated the 3d Lieutenant, Wm. A. Charters. Mr. Charters at first declined the nomination, but was prevailed on to allow his name to be used. The vote resulted — for Geo. J. Austin 18; for Wm. A. Charters 16; and several scattering. Capt. Austin acknowledged the honor conferred, and accepted the command. The Company then elected Wm. A. Charters 1st Lieutenant, and Lewis L. Smith 2d Lieutenant — postponing the election of 3d Lieutenant to Tuesday night next.

After the meeting, the Company had a merry time over an entertainment of champagne and other exhilarating liquids. Several guests were present, and speeches were made by Gen. August, Lieut. Crenshaw, Serg'ts. Mayo and Cunningham, of Company ‘"F," ’ and others.

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