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Military Matters.

--Major Jno. C. Porter, having been appointed Provost Marshal of Richmond, Capt. Godwin has been placed in charge of the eastern half of the city and Jno. C. Maynard the western half.

The passport office has been removed to Gen. Winder's old office, corner 9th and Broad streets, and the General's office to the house next to the Mechanics' Institute 9th street.

Lee's Rangers. (now Virginia Rangers,) Capt. Beverly B Douglas, advertises for 20 recruits. This is an admirable company, the material being of the best description.

The members of the Hanover Artillery now absent on furlough are required to repair to camp immediately.

Attention is called to sundry regimental and company orders appearing to-day. Parties interested may save themselves annoyance and trouble by a prompt obedience.

Fifteen men having deserted from Captain Wm. J. Dabney's company, he offers rewards for each, the amount of which is duly specified in another part of this paper.

The members of Company B, 1st Regiment, now in Richmond, are called on to meet at Yancey & Harrison's to-day, on important business.

Wm. H. Robins has been authorized by the Secretary of War to raise an infantry company, and advertises for recruits.

Capt. David Watson, of the second company of Howitzers, wants about 60 men, his company having been reorganized, and entered the service for the war.

By a recent proclamation of the Governor, the Sheriffs and Sergeants of the Commonwealth are commanded immediately to collect all the muskets, sabres, pistols, and other arms belonging to the State and not now in the hands of her volunteers.

John Stewart Walker, Captain of the Virginia Life Guards, wants 40 volunteers to fill up that company. It is armed with the Enfield rifle.

The Adjutant General of the State says that to entitle persons subject to military duty to discharge on account of having furnished a substitute, they must produce proof that the latter has been mustered into service.

A number of able bodied men are wanted for company G. 1st Maryland Regiment, by Lieut. Alexander Cross, corner 9th and Main streets. The same may be said of company E., office at the same place; recruiting officer, Lieut. John Lutts.

Messrs. Wm. G. Crenshaw, James Ellett, Charles L. Hobson, and Andrew B. Johnston, are raising a battery of Light Artillery, of six guns and 150 men. The men will be furnished with the best uniforms and put in the field free of expense. The company is raised by authority of the Secretary of War, and will be in all respects a first class one. They will receive a few more men and muster in on Thursday (to morrow).

The members of the 47th Virginia Regiment, Col. Richardson, are commanded by him to return forthwith to their companies.

Charles H. Causey, Lieutenant Cavalry C. S. A., is raising, by authority of the Secretary of War, an independent battalion of Light Infantry, to be used exclusively as skirmishers and scouts, and to be attached to no other corps save at the discretion of the Commander-in-Chief.

Dr. W. W. Parker's company, having had assurances of a battery, will act as Light Artillerymen in the war. The guns will be ready in about thirty days.

Persons claiming exemption from militia duty will not apply to the Adjutant General, but to the Board of Exemption of their respective regiments.

Parties wanting Confederate States Army military buttons, can get them of the regulation pattern by application to Rowyer & Levasseur, at Allen's factory, rear of Mitchell & Tyler's store, in Tobacco Alley. See advertisement of "Southern Button Manufactory," in another column.

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