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Army eight years, but resigned about two years ago. He is a thorough gentleman, a No. 1 soldier, and, as with all the others in this section, impatient for the fight. His company consists of about 90 men, used to the rifle, mounted on the best of chargers, and ready and impatient for the conflict. This company is well drilled in cavalry tactics, can compare with any company in the State in that respect, and is making rapid strides in infantry drill. All they want is just one sweep at "Billy Wilson," Next on docket comes Dr. James L. White's company of "Washington Independents." If you could only see this company, Mr. Dispatch, it would, to use a vulgar expression, "fairly set your teeth on edge" Composed of men nearly all of whom are six feet, crack shots, and any one of whom only wishes no better exercise than to be pitted against at least three live Yankees. They fight for their homes and their firesides. Who can conquer them? None! Dr. White, the Captain, is a graduate
"Billy Wilson's Zouaves." --A letter from New York says: "Some dissatisfaction exists in the famous 'Billy Wilson' Regiment on Staten Island, in consequence of the delay in mustering them into service. They have been encamped on the Island nearly a month, whereas, when they enlisted they were promised and opportunities to go 'through Baltimore' in the course of a fortnight. The boys are thus getting restless, and, as there is some danger of a rebellion among them unless they can geBilly Wilson' Regiment on Staten Island, in consequence of the delay in mustering them into service. They have been encamped on the Island nearly a month, whereas, when they enlisted they were promised and opportunities to go 'through Baltimore' in the course of a fortnight. The boys are thus getting restless, and, as there is some danger of a rebellion among them unless they can get away soon, the Union Defence Committee have been solicited to make a special endeavor to have them shipped this week, and with that solicitation there is every disposition to comply.