previous next


Richmond Light Guard.

--We notice with pleasure that our esteemed townsman, Mr. Chas. M. Wallace, is engaged, with Lieuts. Nicholas and Pearce, in reorganizing the old "Richmond Light Guard," which, it will be remembered, served throughout the campaign in the West with Gen. Wise, and was captured, together with Capt. G. A. Wallace and 2d Lieut. J. C. Little, on Roanoke Island, after one of the hardest fought battles of the war, taking into consideration the great odds arrived against our little force there. These officers, with their experience in the field and camp, are well qualified for their positions as company officers, and we are glad to learn that the friends of Charlie Wallace are now enrolling their names in this popular corps. One feature in this organization which we approve, is the fact that they will not take substitutes, thus making it a select volunteer company. Capt. G. A. Wallace will no doubt soon be exchanged, when they will gladly welcome their old Captain to his former position.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
Roanoke Island (North Carolina, United States) (1)
hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
G. A. Wallace (2)
Peyton Wise (1)
Charlie Wallace (1)
Charles M. Wallace (1)
Pearce (1)
Nicholas (1)
J. C. Little (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: