Armed and Equipped
Eight companies belonging to this
regiment have been mustered into United States Service; the other two will be
mustered in to-day. The whole of the regiment will be thoroughly armed and
equipped by Wednesday. The men are all quartered at Salterville N.J. and are
rapidly becoming proficient in drill and soldierly bearing; they will
start...some time during the next ten days. Col. J LAFAYETTE RIKER has been
presented with a valuable and handsome horse.
New York Times, 1 July 1861.