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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