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The brilliant service rendered by this company does not take us by surprise. We knew nearly every man in it from the Captain down. Finer fighting material it would be difficult to find anywhere. From the first day of their entering camp, they devoted themselves to their duties with a degree of tractability which did them infinite honor. They were, so we learn, among the most orderly troops that have been encamped in this neighborhood. This proves what it behooves every soldier to know, that a man is none the worse soldier for not being a rowdy.

Captain Gry, at the time of his engaging in the service, was living in this city, to which he had removed from Goochland about two years previously. He enjoys a standing at the bar, of which he is a member, second to that of no man of his own ago in the State. He is a first-rate officer and only between twenty-five and thirty years old Goochland, we suspect, may justly claim the title of the "Volunteer County. She never voted (so we learn) more than seven hundred and she has furnished four hundred and fifty volunteers. One of her artillery companies — that under Captain Leakz--to now in camp near this city, expecting, in a short time, to be called into the field. We hope their experience of war may be as happy and glorious as that of their brethren in arms.

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