--The steam fire engine was taken out yesterday morning, for the purpose of exercising the horses and making them familiar with their duties.
Fortunately they have had little active service thus far, but the plan of subjecting the horses to frequent labor of this kind will prepare them for any emergency.
The Daily Dispatch: February 2, 1861. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. February 2, 1861. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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