From the Richmond Dispatch, 3/4/1863, p. 1, c. 5

To be Formed into a Regiment. – The City Battalion is to be increased to a full regiment, and quarters for the men are now being built at the place known as Rutherfoord’s lot, at the head of Main street. The proposed new regiment already numbers eight or more companies. The battalion band, under the leadership of Smith, has been also increased in number and efficiency, and will be attached to the new regiment as to the battalion at present.

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