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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.
the old Continentals.

Strasburg, Va., June 18.
There is stationed at this place a detachment from the old Continental company, of Winchester, Va., who guarded old John Brown and his fellow-prisoners in the Charlestown jail. I feel it my duty to give praise to modest worth, in the person of Lieut. Chas. H. Bush, the commander of the detachment. He is a gentleman in every respect, and his men are as fine a set of fellows as ever volunteered their service to any State. They are highly complimented for their good deportment and drilling. This speaks well for Lieut. Bush; he is a fine drill officer and a strict disciplinarian, and we would commend him to his superior officers as worthy their attention. The detachment is armed with Colt's repeating rifle — a deadly weapon. The men are admirable shots, and is ready for a brush with old Abe's hirelings. We understand that this company are ordered to hold themselves in readiness to march at a moment's warning, Virginia

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