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Doc. 80.--Gov. Sprague's Rhode Islanders.

This Regiment consists of 10 Companies, of 102 rank and file each, commanded by the following officers: Colonel, A. E. Burnside; Lieutenant-Colonel, Joseph Story Pitman; Major, J. S. Slocum; Adjutant, Charles H. Merriman; Quartermaster, Cyrus G. Dyer; Quartermaster-Sergeant, E. M. Jencks; Paymaster, Henry T. Sissen; Sergeant-Major, John P. Shaw. The Company officers are as follows:

Company A--Captain, Arthur F. Dexter; First Lieutenant, Addison H. White; Second Lieutenant, G. Frank Low; Ensign, Charles F. Topliff.

Company B--Captain, Nicholas Van Slyck; First Lieutenant, Nelson Vaill; Second Lieutenant, James E. Hidden; Ensign, James E. Bailey.

Company C--Captain, William W. Brown; First Lieutenant, Luther C. Warner; Second [125] Lieutenant, Zephaniah Brown; Ensign, Albert C. Eddy.

Company D--Captain, Nathaniel W. Brown; First Lieutenant, Sylvester R. Knight; Second Lieutenant, Charles R. Dennis; Ensign, Henry A. Prescott.

Company E--Captain, Stephen R. Bucklin; First Lieutenant, William R. Walker; Second Lieutenant, Lucian B. Stone; Ensign, Levi Tower.

Company F--Captain, Geo. W. Tew; First Lieutenant, Wm. A. Stedman; Second Lieutenant, Benj. L. Slocum; Ensign, James H. Chappell.

Company G--Captain, David A. Peloubet; First Lieutenant, Albert G. Bates; Second Lieutenant, Edward Luther, jr.; Ensign, John L. Bushee.

Company H--Captain, Charles W. H. Day; First Lieutenant, Joseph Brooks, jr.; Second Lieutenant, Earl C. Harris; Ensign, A. A. Ellis.

Company J--Captain, Henry C. Card; First Lieutenant, Wm. H. Chapman; Second Lieutenant, James Babcock ; Ensign, J. Clark Barber.

Company K--Captain, Peter Simpson; First Lieutenant, Thomas Steere; Second Lieutenant, John A. Allen; Ensign, George H. Grant.

Battery of Light Artillery--Captain, Charles H. Tompkins ; First Lieutenant, Wm. H. Reynolds; Second Lieutenant, Benj. F. Remington, jr.; Third Lieutenant, Augustus M. Tower; Fourth Lieutenant, Henry B. Brastow; Surgeon, Nathaniel Miller. (This battery is now at Easton, Pa.

Medical Staff--Surgeon Wheaton and Asst. Surgeons Rivers and Carr.

ChaplainAugustus Woodbury.

The Regimental Band contains 22 musicians. The uniform of the Regiment consists of the regulation hat, a loose blue blouse, and gray pantaloons. A plain leather belt around the waist sustains the cartridge-box, the bayonet, and six-barrelled revolver, with which each man is armed. The officers are distinguished by a small gold strap on the shoulders; they wear a sash and a long sabre, and a revolver supported by a plain belt. Seven companies are armed with long-range rifle muskets and bayonets, and three with United States rifles and sword-bayonets. Six men in each company are armed with the Burnside's breech-loading rifle for sharp shooting. Each man carries strapped diagonally across his back a large red blanket, which has a striking effect. The men are from 20 to 80 years of age, are in robust health and finest spirits, and filled with the most ardent devotion to their officers. The regiment was enrolled, uniformed, drilled, and ready for service in three days.

Col. Burnside and many of the officers of the regiment, and of Gov. Sprague's staff:, have served with distinction in Mexico.

Moses Jenkins, a private in this regiment; is a gentleman worth one million dollars. When the regiment was organized he destroyed his ticket for a passage to Europe that he might remain to fight in defence of the flag of his country.

The Rev. Augustus Woodbury resigned his charge unconditionally; the trustees refused at first to accept his resignation. The Rev. gentleman was so determined, however, that they decided to receive his resignation, to supply his place, and to continue his salary, and presented him $100.

Many of the officers and men are wealthy, members of rich houses in Newport and Providence, and all are of the best blood of Rhode Island.

The Regimental Band is the celebrated American Band of Providence, and contains some of the first musicians of that city.

One of the men, in conversation with our reporter, stated that, “All Rhode Island is after us, as fast as they can be organized and equipped.”

The Providence Journal of Saturday says: “Those who have been disappointed in getting places in the Rhode Island Regiment need not feel discouraged. Another and still another will doubtless be called for. There will be room for 3,000 men from Rhode Island.” --N. Y. Tribune, April 22.

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