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In the Wise Legion there are some very notable gentlemen, who will be of the greatest advantage to that remarkable military organization, which is destined, we believe, to make a powerful impression in the West as well on Virginia traitors as upon the ruthless invaders who are endeavoring to bring desolation to our Virginia homes. They are: Mons. Pardigon, a very learned Frenchman, who is a master of Infantry tactics, and especially skilled in bayonet exercise. He has given most valuable instruction to the followers of Gen. Wise. Mons. P. is an admirable teacher of modern languages, and one of the best writers of the day. He is ardently devoted to the Southern cause, and we saw him the other day marching westward through Lewis burg, armed and equipped in the most approved style, as a foot soldier. Capt. Buckholtz, a German, and a highly accomplished Artillery officer. He has written a work on the subject. His knowledge and practical skill are very thorough in the department of the military science to which he has devoted himself. Col. Adler, an Italian, from Garibaldi's army. He is a magnificent Cavalry officer.--A commission was tendered him by Lincoln, as Colonel of Cavalry; but he preferred to serve the Southern Confederacy. He declares that he ‘"never fights for the Government, but for the people;"’ ‘"never for prerogative, always for liberty. "’ He is a man of great physical prowess, and an officer of great experience. Gen. Henningsen and Col. Frank Anderson. These officers have a fresh and extensive fame in our own country. Their exploits on the isthmus are no doubt remembered by our people. They are important acquisitions to Gen. Wise's column.
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