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Thoroughly Armed and Equipped [1 July 1861]

Thoroughly Armed and Equipped

[1 July 1861]


            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.