Seventy-eight recruits left yesterday on the Sucker State for the South. – 47 of them belong to the 4th regiment, and are under Lieuts. I. Whicher and Wm. Tracey; 17 to the 5th under Lieuts. J. P. Foley and B. Jarvis; and 14 to the 6th, under Lieut. E. E. Edwards, son of Hon. John Edwards, and formerly of the Chariton Patriot. Capt. A. C. Price, of the 13th, returned to his regiment at the same time.
– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Monday Morning, May 5, 1862, p. 1