From the Richmond Dispatch, 5/18/1861, p. 1
Hampden Artillery. – The members of this company
were mustered into service last Saturday, and are now stationed at the Baptist
College. The post is now in charge of Major Pegram, who is commandant. The
Hampden Artillery is officered as follows: Lawrence S. Marye, Captain; Dr. David
S. Watson, 1st Lieut.; Jas. Pleasants and A. P. Courtney, 2d Lieuts.
The company numbers seventy-four men, are uniformed in grey cloth, and are armed
with four brass six-pounders. Good service may be expected of them.
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