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The Daily Dispatch: February 22, 1862., [Electronic resource], Bennett's Stories about the force at Roanoke Island (search)
ke," viz: Chesterfield Guard, Governor's Guard, Han-over Dragoons, and Goochland Light Dragoons, Bennett names as the officers of these companies, in the order in which they are printed above: Capts. Wm. B. Ball, J. G. Cabell, Williams C. Wickham, and Julien C. Harrison. They have all been promoted, as follows: Lieutenant Colonel Wm. B. Ball, on duty in the Peninsula; Julien Harrison, Lieutenant Colonel, and J. G. Cabell, Major Sixth Virginia Cavalry. Williams C. Wickham, Lieutenant Colonel Fourth Virginia Cavalry. The four companies are now officered as follows: Chesterfield Guard, W. B. Wooldridge, Captain Hanover Dragoons, W. B. Newton, Captain, Governor's Guard, Francis Chamberlain, Captain; Goochland Light Dragoons A. M. Hobson, Captain. Not one of these companies were ever in the Wise Legion nor was ever Major Thomas E Goode in that organization. Indeed, we might almost say that Bennett makes a legion of errors on the subject. We call attention only to a few.
ered to engrossment. On motion of Mr. Kaufman, the bill for the relief of John Avis, late jailor of Jefferson county, was called up and passed. Resolutions adopted. The following resolutions were offered: By Mr. Saunders--For the reconsideration of the vote by which the constitutional majority of this House was last night determined. Adopted. On motion of Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, the original report and resolution was recommitted to the Committee on Courts. By Mr. Newton--Inquiring into the expediency of furnishing from the State forces of Virginia a number of seamen, not exceeding 4,000, for the defence of the Chesapeake and its tributaries. Adopted. By Mr. Woolfolk--Inquiring into the expediency of reporting a bill imposing a heavy tax on agents for procuring substitutes for militiamen and volunteers in the army, and requiring them, before a licence is granted, to enter into a bond, so conditioned as not to impose on either party in procuring substit