Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Old Louisa in the field. Louisa C. H., Va., April 19, 1861.
Our little village was thrown into a great state of excitement on Wednesday last, by the reception of a dispatch commanding our volunteer company — the "Louisa Blues"--to prepare for an extra train that evening, to take them to Harper's Ferry.
The dispatch took all by surprise, as we had no intimation of it before, but there was not a moment's hesitation or delay.
Capt. Murray, and several members of his company, were just about to take the cars for Richmond to offer the services of the company to the Governor, when the summons came.
A meeting was immediately called, scouts were sent to the country to inform the members of the company of it, and, although the notice was so short, and the men scattered over an area of 12 or 15 miles, they responded nobly to the call, and mustered in full force at the appointed hour.
Rev. Mr. Waggoner, of the Methodist Church, made them