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Camp near Yorktown, 1st Va. Bee's April 26, 1862.

At a called meeting of D Company, held April 26, 1862, Lieut. G. F. Norton was called to the Chair, and Lieut. Recys appointed Secretary, when the following preamble and resolutions were unadopted, with reference to the death of Corporal E. M. Ferneyhough, who was wounded in the trenches on the 21st and died on the 23d instant:

Whereas, it has pleased Almighty God, in his wise dispensation, to take from us our beloved comrade and brother in arms, Corporal E. M. Ferneyhough:He it, therefore,

Resolved, That while we how in submissions to His all-wise decrees, we deeply lament the blow which has deprived us of our brave comrade, who had endeared himself to us all by his uniform kindness and amiability as a friend, and who, by his strict and prompt attention to all duties devolving-upon him as a soldier, had won the esteem of all with whom he was connected.

Resolved, That we deeply sympathize with his family and friends in their sad bereavement.

Resolved, That a copy of the above resolutions be forwarded to the family of the deceased, and that they be published in the daily papers.

G. F. Norton, Chairman

E. P. Reeve, Secretary. ap 30--1t

City papers please copy.

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