Organization of Butler's regiment - Tazewell County
| — ■ 1 > i » For the Virginian. Tazkwkj.l Co., Va., > Nov. 7th, 1863. f ' Messrs. Editors :—lt will, no doubt, be good news to all the patriots of Southwestern Virginia Virginia to learn that Col.'Henry S. Bowen has succeeded succeeded in organising his Regiment, and that tbe same has been accepted by the Secretary of War. This Regiment is composed of, the very best material of the State, being composed of the citizens citizens on the extreme frontier 'of Virginia and the eastern border of Kentucky,' who have been from early youth/Accustomed to the hardship of mountain life, and in addition -to the above, nearly every man of this Regiment is thoroughly thoroughly acquainted with all the paths and reads leading leading to the lines of the enemy. . Possessing all advantages of efficient officers, a thorough knowledge of the country and indomitable indomitable courage, wo be it unto any Yankee force which may endeavor to invade the sacred soil of the old Dominion by any of the mountain passes of Southwestern Virginia. This Regiment is about 700 strong rank and file, and officered as follows: Henry S. Bowen, of Tazewell Co , Va., Cplonel; Cplonel; Jno. T. Radford, of Montgomery Co., Va., Lieut. Colonel, and Henry F. Kindrick, of Scott Co., Va., Major. With the continued assistance ef the good citizens citizens of Southwestern Virginia, this Regiment will render such efficient service to our bleeding bleeding Country as will reflect the credit on the citizens citizens ef the border they so eminently deserve. Respectfully, &c, WIDEAWAKE. , i . • ■" • i • .