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From the Wed., May. 08, 1861 issue

The following places of rendezvous are designated as the points at which companies called from the annexed counties will assemble:

To rendezvous at HARPER'S FERRY, the counties of Berkeley, Clarke, Frederick, Jefferson, Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy, Shenandoah, Page, Warren, Rockingham.

At STAUNTON, the counties of Pendleton, Augusta, Pocahontas, Monroe, Highland, Bath, Rockbridge, Greenbrier, Allegheny.

At ALEXANDRIA, the counties of Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, and Alexandria City.

At WARRENTON, the county of Fauquier.

At CULPEPER C. H., the counties of Rappahannock, Madison, Greene, Orange.

At GORDONSVILLE, the counties of Albemarle, Nelson, Amherst.

At LYNCHBURG, the counties of Campbell, Bedford, Roanoke, Botetourt, Craig, Giles, Mercer. Tazewell, Wise, Buchanan, McDowell, Smyth, Wythe, Pulaski, Montgomery, Carroll, Floyd, Patrick, Henry, Franklin.

At ABINGDON, the counties of Washington, Russell, Scott and Lee.

At FREDERICKSBURG, the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, and the town of Fredericksburg.

At KING GEORGE C. H., the counties of King George, Westmoreland.

At GLOUCESTER POINT, the counties of Gloucester, King & Queen.

At WEST POINT, the counties of King William and New Kent.

At NORFOLK, the countess of Princess Anne, Norfolk, Nansemond, Southampton, Greensville, and the cities of Petersburg and Norfolk.

At SMITHFIELD, the counties of Isle of Wight, Surry and Sussex.

At PETERSBURG, the counties of Pr. George, Chesterfield and Dinwiddie.

At BUFFALO, Putnam County, the counties of Mason, Jackson and Putnam.

At BARBOURSVILLE, Cabell County, the counties of Cabell, Wayne and Logan.

At CHARLESTON, the counties of Kanawha, Boone, Wyoming, Raleigh, Fayette, Nicholas and Clay.

At PARKERSBURG, the counties of Wood, Wirt, Roane, Calhoun, Gilmer, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge.

At MOUNDSVILLE, the counties of Tyler, Wetzel, Marshall, Ohio, Brooke, Hancock.

At GRAFTON, the counties of Braxton, Lewis, Harrison, Monongalia, Taylor, Barbour, Upshur, Tucker, Marion, Randolph, Preston.

At RICHMOND, the counties of Pittsylvania, Halifax, Charlotte, Mecklenburg, Brunswick, Grayson, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Appomattox, Buckingham, Louisa, Hanover, Goochland, Powhatan, Cumberland, Henrico, Amelia, Fluvanna and the city of Richmond. my 4—d3tcw8t