--The officers of this admirable company are A. Snowden Andrews
, of Baltimore
; William F. Dement
, of Charles, First Lieutenant
; Charles Contee
, of Prince George, Second Lieutenant
; F. Dabney
, of Mississippi
, Third Lieutenant
The company consists of one hundred men, all Marylanders save four Mississippians.
Their battery consists of one rifled cannon, two 12-pounders and three 12-pound howitzers.
They have been encamped near the Reservoir, where men and horses have undergone a strict course of drill, preparatory to being ordered upon active service.
High expectations have been entertained of this corps, which has been a great favorite in Richmond
, and is composed of the sons of many of the oldest and best families in lower Maryland
Their uniform is in color a light grey, almost white, from which it can hardly be distinguished at a distance — kepi, jacket and trousers being all of the same color, relieved by scarlet trimmings.
The Maryland Artillery left Richmond