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to partake of a collation, which was hailed as a lucky omen of future prosperity, and accepted Newlon. An adjournment took place to the Columbian, where they found an abundance of good things to eat and drink. After the close of this entertainment, the company escorted Capt. Wise to his quarters, and then, with Smith's Band, which had been engaged for the occasion, serenaded all the ex-captains, and had a "gay old time" generally. On their way back to the Armory, the Blues were saluted with a fine display of fireworks, by one of their old members, A. Antoni. The present officers of the Blues are — O. J. Wise, Captain. J. A. Scott. 1st Lieut.; Fred. Carter, 2d Lieut. C. B. Luck, Ensign. John W. McKiel, Quartermaster. Dr. S. L. Ingram, Surgeon. C. P. Bigger, 1st Serg't; J. F. Stagg, 2d Serg't. R. S. Sanxay, 3d Serg't. E. J. Levy, 4th Serg't. G. W. Jarvis, 1st Corp'l. T. B. Hewitt, 2d Corp'l. The Blues have 56 names on their roll, are free of debt and in good condition.
R. L. I. Blues, (1st Sergeant's Office,)March 8, 1861. Order No. 7. Attend regular Company Drill on Monday Evening, 11th inst., at o'clock. By order of Capt. O. J. Wise. mh --2t C. P. Bigger, 1st Serg't.
Armory R. L. I. Blues,Richmond,March 11, 1861. Order No. 8. This command will attend a Special Meeting this (Tuesday) evening, at 8 o'clock, for the transaction of important business. By order of Capt. Wise. C. P. Bigger, mh 12--1t
lant and popular officer, and universally esteemed by his acquaintances. Among our officers wounded on Friday were Col. Tabb, of the 59th Virginia, flesh wound in the thigh, and Major J. C. Hill, of the 46th Virginia, right arm shattered. The following is a list of the casualties in the Richmond Light Infantry Blates, Co. A. 46th Virginia regiment, in the battles near Petersburg: Killed: Private E. W. Blackburn. Wounded: Capt. Fred. Carter, mortally, (since dead;) First Lieutenant C. P. Bigger, severely in left shoulder; Second Lieutenant E. J. Levy, flesh wound in leg; Orderly Sergeant Robert J. McDowell, flesh wound in left thigh, Privates Henry Miller, through face and left hand; W. D. Chesterman, flesh wound in thigh; James L. Walkins, slightly in knee; Henry Place, W. W. Rush, (our informant could not learn particulars in regard to either;) James R. Medlicott, slightly in head; W. H. Timberlake, do.; Thomas Payne, flesh wound in arm; Samuel A. Frayser, left side,
The Light Infantry Blues. --In our notice of this gallant old company yesterday, we stated that Captain C. P. Bigger was in command at the time of the surrender. This was a mistake. Captain Bigger was succeeded by Captain E. J. Levy, who was retired on account of impaired health, and he was succeeded by Captain George Jarvis, who was sick in Richmond when the Confederacy and all things pertaining thereunto "went up." Lieutenant McDowell was actually in command of the Blues at the time oftry Blues. --In our notice of this gallant old company yesterday, we stated that Captain C. P. Bigger was in command at the time of the surrender. This was a mistake. Captain Bigger was succeeded by Captain E. J. Levy, who was retired on account of impaired health, and he was succeeded by Captain George Jarvis, who was sick in Richmond when the Confederacy and all things pertaining thereunto "went up." Lieutenant McDowell was actually in command of the Blues at the time of the surrender.