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" There, while the Texas Brigade was forming in line of bat-
tle, a Federal battery got its range and began to play upon




Dr. Sam R. Burkoughs
Company G, First Texas Regiment



HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE 289

it. One of the round shots fired wounded several men of the
First Texas and then, passing on, swept the head off of
William Floyd of Company F of the Fourth Texas.

" Just as this occurred I saw the bearer of the Lone Star
flag begin to pull ofF the oilcloth case that protected it.
Having completed the task he stuffed the case into his haver-
sack and then commenced unrolling the flag.

"'What are you doing that for?' I asked, ' don t you
know it's against orders to show but the one flag, and that

our battle flag.?' u j ?

" ' Yes, I know what the orders are as well as anybody,
he repHed; ' but orders be d— d in a case like this ; I am going
to straddle the gun that fired that shot and wave this Lone
Star flag over it or die a trying.'

" At that moment Hood came in front of the brigade and
a dozen voices shouted: 'Have that fence pulled down. Gen-
eral, and we'll take that infernal battery ! '

" Hood ordered a detail to level the fence and in less than
ten minutes the battery was captured, and that Httle dare-
devil bearer of the Lone Star sat astride of the gun which
had fired the shot mentioned, waving his flag and yelling loud
enough to be heard above the roar of cannon.

" In another twenty minutes the First Texas was engaged
in the fierce, and sometimes hand to hand, struggle that oc-
curred in the Devil's Den. During the progress of the fight
there, about a dozen of us forged far to the front and finally
secured a commanding position high up on the side of Little
Round Top.

" Here we commenced shooting at everything Federal that
came into view. It was not a one-sided performance,^ though,
for some of the Federals on the field had as much gi-it as the
Confederates, and while we drove them as long as we moved
forward, they came to a halt when we did and began firing
at us. But we did not mind them as much as we did the de-
termination and good aim of some far-off Yankee whose loca-
tion for a long time we could not fix. The gun he used made
a report hke a small cannon, and the balls from it wounded
two or three men.

" Long and close watching revealed the fact that he was
concealed in the branches of a tall oak tree, fully half a



290 HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE

mile distant, and standing In the open. The puffs of smolce
from his rifle appeared to proceed from a limb on the south
side of the trunk, and, thinking to put an end to his game,
our little squad waited until he fired, and then poured a vol-
ley Into the south side of the tree-top. The return shot came
immediately, and demonstrated plainly that we had done no
damage, A second time we took aim and pulled trigger, only
to be replied to by another pufF of smoke out of the tree-
top and the whistle of a bullet dangerously close to our ears.
Then an Alabamlan, 200 yards or more off to our right, gave
us the hint we needed. He called out :

" ' Say, Texans, you'ns ar' lettln' that ar plaguey sharp-
shooter fool yer. He don't stay on the limb whar he shoots
from. The moment he pulls trigger he jumps for the body
of the tree. Eff yer'll all center on that yer'll shorely git
him.'

" And ' shorely git him ' we did. One of our boys shoved
his hat well above the big rock sheltering his body. The
sharpshooter fired at It, and just a second later we sent a vol-
ley of bullets into the tree-top, this time, however, aiming so
as to scalp the trunk of the tree In which our enemy was
lodged, and had the satisfaction of seeing the fellow's body
come tumbling to the ground.

" ' You got him that time, Johnny,' sang out a Yankee that
was nearer by.

" ' We shorely did,' answered one of our party. ' We saw
him drop, and we heerd 'im strike the ground, damn him.'

" These little amenities exchanged with the enemy, we
looked to our rear and saw, far down the hill below us, that
our main force was making a change of position that would
leave us entirely unsupported and subject to capture. That
was the signal to us for an immediate retreat, and I don't
mind acknowledging that it was precipitate. It couldn't have
been otherwise, for not only was our flight downhill, but It
was hastened by the bullets of the enemy. I know that I went
with the velocity of a shell just out of the cannon's mouth —
so fast, indeed, that I could distinctly hear the thunder of
the air as It rushed together behind me to fill the vacuum my
body left."

The only Texas commands that served In the Army of



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Northern Virginia were the First, Fourth and Fifth Texas
regiments, and the only Arkansas command so serving was
the Third Arkansas. Isolated as these four organizations
were, it was but natural that they should be allowed, m a
manner, to " weed their own rows " and keep their own rec-
ords ; arduous as their service was, it was equally natural,
perhaps, that while " weeding their own rows " on the hring
Hne in a fashion that won them the respect of both friends and
foes, they should fail to keep the official records straight and

^" That they did so fail, is evident from the statement of the
Librarian of Congress that "the known statistics of these
regiments are so remarkable, that if missing figures can be
obtained they will estabhsh a record equalled by few, if any,
organizations in the Civil War, or indeed, in modern warfare.
It is a rule to judge of the achievements of a military com-
mand by, its losses in action, as offilcially stated. Unfor-
tunately, Hood's Texas Brigade was too busy during the war
inflicting losses upon the enemy, burying its own dead and
caring for its own wounded, to have leisure for insisting that
official statements of its losses should not only be made, but
also carefully preserved. As a result, such reports of the
losses of the brigade as were made were either not forwarded
to the Confederate War Department, or, in the upheaval of
Confederate war records that followed the retreat of General
Lee from Petersburg, were lost, misplaced or destroyed. The
same is true with respect to a great many of the official re-
ports of the regimental commanders in the brigade.

General W. R. Hamby, the president of the Association of
the Survivors of Hood's Texas Brigade, has given the ques-
tion of the losses of that command a painstaking and careful
study ; and although unable to apportion it among the regi-
ments, estimates its total loss, up to and including the battle
of Chickamauga, as 598 killed and 3734 wounded, or in the
ago-regate, 4332. The muster rolls of the three Texas regi-
ments are not on file among the Records of the Rebelhon at
Washington, and as the number enlisted in each is not to be
obtained from official records, it is impossible to determine ac-
curately what proportion of the aggregate loss of a bri-
gade of which the Eighteenth Georgia, Hampton's Legion



292 HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE

and the Third Arkansas were parts — the first, until after the
battle of Sharpsburg; the second, until January, 1864; the
third, from December, 1862, until Appomattox — should be
credited to them.

In a pamphlet published by General Jerome B. Robertson
shortly after the close of the war, appears a list of names of
killed and wounded of the First, Fourth and Fifth Texas at
different battles ; but, while this list is doubtless accurate as
far as it goes, it does not go far enough — no attempt being
made to give the losses in those regiments in 1864 and 1865,
and the losses of some of the regiments in battles of previous
years not being given at all; therefore, it is not published.



BIOGRAPHY

Captain Frank B. Chilton, President of Hood's Texas
Brigade Monument Committee, was born in Perry County,
Ala., in 1845, and at the age of five came with his parents to
Harris County, Texas. Among the first to enlist in Company
H, of the Fourth Texas infantry. Hood's Texas Brigade, he
participated in all the battles fought by his command until
September, 1862, when, on account of his youth, he was
peremptorily discharged by the Confederate Secretary of
War. Returning to Texas he immediately enlisted in Com-
pany B of Baylor's regiment. Majors' Brigade, Green's
Division of Cavalry. In 1864 he was elected to a lieutenantcy
in his company. After the Louisiana campaign of that year,
in which he was disabled from active service by wounds, he
was made Commandant of the Post and Provost Marshal of
Navasota, Texas. Later, his disability continuing, he was
promoted to a captaincy, and assigned to the Reserve Corps,
under command of General J. B. Robertson.

Since the restoration of peace between the States, Captain
Chilton has been prominent in both the business and politics
of the State, and has held several important positions of trust.
To him, more than to any other one man, should be accorded
credit for suggesting and making possible the erection of a
monument to the dead of Hood's Texas Brigade. His efforts
have been crowned with success, and the monument will be un-




Captain Frank Bowden Chilton
Company H, Fourth Texas Regiment



FACING 292



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veiled at Austin on May 7, 1910, the forty-eighth anniversary
of the battle of Eltham's Landing.

General William R. Hamby, President of " Hood's Texas
Brigade Association " and Treasurer of " Hood's Texas Bri-
gade Monument Committee," resides at Austin, Texas, and
holds a prominent place in the financial world. Bom in Ten-
nessee, he came to Texas with his widowed mother, in early
youth. Among the first to enlist in Company B of the Fourth
Texas Infantry, Hood's Texas Brigade, he participated in
every battle in which that regiment was engaged until No-
vember, 1862, when, on account of disabilities caused by
wounds received at Second Manassas and Sharpsburg, he was
discharged, being at that date only seventeen years old.

Having returned to Texas in March, 1863, " Bill Hamby,"
as he was known to his comrades, under orders from General
Adam R. Johnson, commanding the Second Brigade of Mor-
gan's cavalry and then in Texas on recruiting service, set
out for Kentucky at the head of ten other young men, and
after frequent skirmishes with the enemy en route, arrived there
and was attached to Helm's Scouts, of the Tenth Kentucky
Cavalry, made a first lieutenant and assigned to scout duty
at brigade headquarters. In a subsequent reorganization, the
latter part of the war, his company became Company H of
the Thirteenth Kentucky Cavah'y. He was wounded and cap-
tured in July, 1863, and after being exchanged, returned to
active duty and was in command of his company — its cap-
tain, Neill Helm, having been killed — when paroled April 26,
1865.

After the war closed he was a student, during 1866 and
1867, at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn. After
leaving the university he remained in Tennessee until 1882,
being, while there, lawyer, journalist, and somewhat in poli-
tics, and during the administration of Governor James D. Por-
ter, serving as Adjutant-General of the State, and while so
serving, originating and carrying to successful issue the first
competitive military drill held in the South after the close of
the war between the States. It was as Adjutant-General of
Tennessee that he captured the title of general.

Since his return to Texas in 1882, General Hamby has



294 HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE

been a member of the Texas legislature and filled other offices
of honor and trust. As a legislator he was the author and
secured the passage of the first law of the State in aid of the
Confederate Home, established at Austin by the John B. Hood
Camp of United Confederate Veterans. To him is due a large
share of the credit for building the monument to the dead of
Hood's Texas Brigade, that is to be unveiled at Austin, in
the Capitol grounds, on May 7, 1910, the anniversary of the
battle of Eltham's Landing, the first battle of that brigade,
and which it fought unaided by any other command.

Captain W. T. Hill, one of the members of Hood's Texas
Brigade Monument Committee, residing near Maynard, Texas,
was bom near Selma, Ala., August 16, 1837, and in early
youth came with his parents to Walker County, Texas. He
graduated from Austin College, at Huntsville, Texas, in the
class of 1858, and entered service in the Confederate army as
first lieutenant of Company D in the Fifth Texas Regiment
of Hood's Texas Brigade, and when his captain, R. M. Powell,
became a field officer of the regiment, he. Hill, became the
captain of the company.

At the surrender of Lee's army at Appomattox, and indeed,
for some time prior to that event. Captain Hill was, as senior
captain, present for duty, in command of the Fifth Texas.
He was seriously wounded both at Gettysburg and the Wil-
derness, and was recommended to the War Department at
Richmond for promotion to the rank and command of colonel.

Captain Hill was not a " headquarters " officer, but was
always at his post and with his company, whether at rest or
in action. He was one of those devoted leaders, the typical
soldiers of the South, who trod steadily the rough path of
duty, from the beginning to the end. Of him, a member of
the Fifth Texas once said : " When on duty, whether in
camp, on the march, or in battle. Captain Hill was a prett}'
strict disciplinarian ; when off duty, he held every one of his
men to be as good as himself, but not a bit better ; and none
of them was better or braver, for no matter what danger
threatened, Hill never flinched from it."

But Captain Hill was not simply physically brave — he was
morally brave enough to be an humble follower of the lowly




GEORGK W. IvITTI.UFIELD
Kightli Texas Cavaln- or "Terry Rangers"



HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE 295

Nazarene, Jesus, and to exert his influence in every way pos-
sible to make the men of his company Christians. That his
religion was not a pretense is evident from the fact that he
has been ever since the war, and is now, active in church and
Sunday-school work. While as a soldier in the field of war
he struck hard for the Southland in which he was born, as a
soldier of the Cross he is faithful and untiring.

As a member of the Monument Committee, Captain Hill
has been a zealous worker, and has secured many subscrip-
tions. He has also taken great interest in the preparation of
the histor3^ of the Texas Brigade, and has made valuable
contributions to it.

Major George W. Littlepield, one of the members of
" Hood's Texas Brigade Monument Committee," was born in
Panola County, Miss., and came with his parents to Gonzales
County, Texas, in 1850. He received his education in the
country school, and in July, 1861, enlisted as a private in the
Eighth Texas Cavalry, better known as the " Terry Rangers."
He was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant in Jan-
uary, 186J^, and on May 1st following became a first lieutenant.
On May 19, 1862, he was elected captain of his company.
On the 26th of December, 1863, he received a wound from a
bursting shell and fell to the ground. While lying there un-
able to rise, and while the battle still raged. General Thomas
Harrison, commanding the brigade in which the Rangers
served, rode up and looking down at him, said : " Littlefield,
I promote you to the rank of major, for gallantry on the field."

But although Major Littlefield returned to his command
in the following July, he was too seriously disabled by his
wound to do service, and in November, 1864, he resigned his
commission and returned to his home in Gonzales County,
Texas. Here, although compelled to use crutches until 1867,
he engaged in farming. In 1871 he entered the cattle busi-
ness, and is, to-day, probably the owner of more cattle than
any man in the State of Texas. He resides at Austin, Texas,
and is prominent in financial circles. He has aided greatly in
securing funds for the building of the monument to the dead
of Hood's Texas Brigade, and is himself a generous con-
tributor to the undertaking.



ROLL OF OFFICERS AND MEN BELONGING TO HOOD'S TEXAS

BRIGADE, WHO SURRENDERED AT APPOMATTOX

COURT HOUSE, APRIL 9, 1865.

FIBST TEXAS

F. S. Bass, Colonel commanding regiment; Jno. H. Leete, Adjutant;
G, A. Merritt, Assistant Surgeon; D. K. Rice, Captain Co. C; \Vm. A.
Bedell, Captain Co. L; Jno. N. Wilson, Captain Co. K; J. J. Quarles,
Captain Co. G; A. W. Buckner, First Lieutenant Co. C; A. A. Aldrich,
First Lieutenant Co. I; H. H. Robinson, First Lieutenant Co. A; T. A.
Ardrey, First Lieutenant Co. K; D. M. Miollynatt, First Lieutenant Co.
G; A. C. Oliver, First Lieutenant Co. D; M. C. Noble, Second Lieutenant
Co. F; Wm. M. Berrjman, Second Lieutenant Co. I; Sam P. Torbett,
Second Lieutenant Co. H; W. A. Forte, Hospital Steward.

Company A.
ii'd Sergt., A. Alford; Private, G. Mathews. •

Company C.

4th Sergt., J. N. Freeman; Privates, O. G. Armstrong, J. W. Armstrong,
H. F. M. Freeman, J. P. Neil.

Company D.

2d Sergt., D. F. Storey; 3d Sergt., E. C. Powell; 1st Corp., J. T. Dixon;
Privates, A. J. Adams, W. L. Durham, G. F. Moss, E. W. Oliver, J. W.
Smith, S. L. Davenport, P. H. Glaze, W. O. Moore, F. T. Oliver, J. L.
Allen.

Company E.

4th Sergt., W. H. Coleman; Privates, J. A. Clarke, S. F. Perry, G. t.
Heard, F. M. Mays, R. G. Sands, T. H. Langley, J. T. Longino, J. W.
Trowbridge, S. T. Watson.

Company F.

Privates, J. M. Snowden, A. S. Crarey.

Company O.

1st Sergt., G. W. Chambers; 2d Sergt., W. P. Bowen; 4th Sergt. J.
Parker; 1st Corp., J. R. Keeling; Privates, L. A. Adams, J. W. Davis, F.

296



HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE 297

M. Hopkins, T. F. Muin, E. M. Mathews, J. Lewellen, T. G. Seay, W. B.
Henry, J. A. Knox, Jas. Ward, S. F. Black, D. B. Chambers, H. Darnell,
G. W. Kennedy, J. W. Mathews, B. Y. Milan, J. M. Petty, W. J. Watts,
W. B. Kimbrough, M. A. Knox, R. F. Wren, A. F. Cooke.

Company H.

1st Sergt., H. G. Hickman; 4th Sergt., Geo. Hollinsworth ; 5th Sergt.,
C. C. Baker; 1st Corp., J. E. Evans; 2d. Corp., W. H, Moore; Privates, P.
A. Blanton, T. R. Edwards, N. Hollinsworth, J. A. Knight, J. M. Her-
rington, J. Laflin, J. P. Surratt, Jas. Bolton, A. J. Fry, J. Honessburger,
Joe A. Knight, T. B. Davidson, L. G, McKinsie, A. N. Fennell.

Company I.

2d Sergt., R. F. Emmons; 5th Sergt., D. B. Bush; Commissary Sergt.,
A. Aldrich; 1st Corp., J. M. Drawhorn; Privates, J. Harris, F. M. Morris,
T. W. H. McCaU, D. M. McLean, Chas. Scully.

Company K.

2d Sergt., O. T. Hanks; 3d Sergt., H. S. Bennett; 3d Corp., J. Brandon;
4th Corp., W. F. Brooks; Privates, O. T. Hail, A. J. Preselle, H. C. Powell,
A. J. Wilson, B. D. Dunham, W. H. Watson, Joe O. Brown, S. N. Peter-
son, J. O. Noble, Geo. W. Menefree.

Company L.

3d Sergt., J. C. Pratt; 4th Sergt., W. A. Shelton; Privates, Samuel
Clarke, J. Dillon, M. Garrity, John McCarty, R. R. Stoddard, W. B. Von
Hutton, M. L. Wagner, R. A. Curtis, L. F. Delardenier, T. L. McCarty,
G. A. Merke, H. Soultze, A. W. Wood, Wm. Hoskins, Jas Welch,

Company M.

1st Sergt., T. W. Peary; 2d Sergt, W. A. Roach, 3d Sergt., F. M.
Slater; 4th Sergt., G. B. Lundy; 5th Sergt., D. H. Hamilton; Drummer,
S. S. Watson; Privates, B. J. Caps, W. F, Eufinger, S. Stubblefleld, W. T.
White, S. Demirry, T. E. Hathorn, W. TuUous, J. A. Wliite, Jo Wilson.

FOURTH TEXAS

C. M. Winkler, Lieutenant-Colonel, conunanding regiment; W. H. Mar-
tin, Major; J. C. Jones, Surgeon; J. T. McLaurin, Captain Co. B; R. H.
Frank, Captain Co. D; J. T. Hunter, Captain Co. H; E, T. Kindred, Cap-
tain Co. F; Haywood Branan, First Lieutenant Co. F; N. J. Mills, First
Lieutenant Co. I; J. B. Boyd, First Lieutenant Co. C; J. S. Spivey, First
Lieutenant Co. H; J. J. Atkinson, First Lieutenant Co. G; Wm. F. Ford,
Second Lieutenant Co. B; G. E. Lynon, First Lieutenant Co. A; J. W.



298 HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE

Duran, Second Lieutenant Co. I; Robert H. Leonard, Hospital Steward;
J. R. P. Jett, T. D. Herst, J. H. Collins, D. H. Foster, D. J. Goode, Chas.
Warner, P. R. Stamps and Frank Veal, Musicians.

Company A.

2d Sergt., P. H. Walker; 3d Sergt, W. D. Mooney; 4th Sergt., P. J.
Deel; Privates, T. W. Fletcher, J. H. Gunn, J. S. Jones, W, H. Pittman,
P. Thompson, J. M. Fields, W. A. Hall, A. J. Martin, T. S. Simmons, W.
B. Walker.

Company B.

5th Sergt., W. J. Flanniken; 1st Corp., J. E. Jones; 2d Corp., W. J.
Tannehill; 4th Corp., A. R. Masterson; Privates, L, B. Cox, A. A. Durfee,
N. W. Mayfield, A. R. Rice, J. K. P. Dunson, J, B. Henderson, A. T.
Luckett, S.' P. Teague, D. A. Todd.

Com,pany C.

2d Sergt., J. M. Adams; Privates, W. Geary, B. F. Merriman, S. W.
Montgomery, W. Hearne.

Company D.

1st Sergt., Jas. Patterson; 2d Sergt., A. E. Wilson; 3d Sergt., R. A.
Burges; 4th Sergt., S. A. Jones; 5th Sergt., Z. J. Harmon; 1st Corp., J.
M. White; Privates, W. H. Burges, A. A. Dimmitt, J. B. Gregory, G. W.
Little, F. C. White, J. S. Daniel, W. Dunn, J. F, Holmes, John Rodgers, B.
Schmidt, G. A. Hodges.

Company E.

1st Sergt., P. M. Ripley; 2d Sergt., W. W. Dunklin; 1st Corp., E. C.
Sharp; Privates, S. J. Billingsley, W. E. Duncan, W. M. King, F. C. Mul-
lins, Jas. Robertson, H. B. Rogers, R. W. Umberson, G. N. Chenault,
Samuel Fossett, W. H. Burton, W. A. Pamplin, N. N. Ripley, G. M.
Taylor, P. D. Williams.

Company F.

1st Sergt., J. D. Murray; Privates, C. A. McAlister, H. G. Abbott, S. H.
Hardoin, Jas. Alford, W. H. Dunn, L. T. Pogue.

Company O.

1st Sergt., L. H. Barry; 2d Sergt., W. M. Baines; 3d Sergt., W. A.
Stacey; 5th Sergt., W. J. Grissett; 3d Corp., J. F. Martin; 4th Corp., B.
F. Kelley; Privates, Jas. Aiken, D. R. Blackshear, E. C. Davis, C. G.
Mooring, S. A. Midkiff, H. F. Plaster, G. S. Quails, H. E. Shafer, T. G.
Wallingford, J. J. Blackshear, J. J. Cooke, G. W. Jones, W. A. Martin,
J. T. Muse, J. M. Pinckney, J. S. Reynolds, A. J. Stewart, H. F. Williams.



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Company H.

4th Sergt., W. T. C. May; 1st Corp., R. H. Stewart; 4th Corp., J. H.
Hall; Privates, T. C. Dillard, R. M. May, Thos. A. Wynne, H. Keiser, A.
J. McCowan, W. A. Watson.

Company I.

4th Sergt., R. G. Halloway; Privates, W. B. Allen, J. W. Crabtree, H. L.
Harrison, J. W. Holderman, L. W. Rice, W. W. Templeton, M. Barry,
A. M. Crossland, J. J. Harrison, J. H. Orendorff, J. R. Shaw, J. H.
Treadwell, J. C. Welch.

Company K.

1st Sergt, J. H. Kimbrough; 3d Sergt., M. H. Hodge; 5th Sergt., T. C.
Banks; Privates, Jos. Baker, J. M. Campbell, M. Chapman, J. F. EUege,
L. J. Guthrie, J. J. Pickering, A. Boles, L. D. Champion, W. T. Brown,
J. F. Gibbons, H. A. Larroo, J. Rice.



FIFTH TEXAS.

Colonel, R. M. Powell; Surgeon, John J. Roberts; Adjutant, Wm. P.
McGowen; Ensign, Wm. H. Clark; Sergeant-Major, John M. Smither;
Ordnance Sergeant, A. T. Cross; Hospital Steward, W. H. Chadwick.

Company A.

2d Sergt., Chas. F. Settle ; 3d Sergt., Joseph H. Shepherd ; Privates, Lewis
Coleman, George W. Douglas, James Downey, Wm. A. George, John T.
Hurtt, James E. Landes, James Stanger.

Company B.

1st Lieut., Ben Baker; Musician, Albert H. Carter; Privates, Emmil
Besch, W. H. Carlton, David M. Curry, Wesley Cherry, Thos. T. DeGraf-
fenried, John W. Johnson, Joseph C. Kindred, J. S. Obenshain.

Company C.

Captain, J. E. Anderson; 2d. Sergt., John A. Green; Privates, J. P.
Copeland, H. T. Driscoll, E. W. James, T. R. Pistole, J. E. Swindler, P.
H. West, H. P. Traweek.

Company D.

Captain, Wm. T, Hill; 1st Sergt., Jno. C. HUl; 2d Corp., Richard Hardy;
Privates, Thos. J. Birdwell, Bernard Carrington, Joel Minshew, Martin L.
Gilbert, Anthony F. Golding, Abner M. Hinson, Thos. J. Lewis, Robert
Staunton, Wm. A. Traj'lor, Alfred W. Underwood, Wm. P. Wilson, Wm.
P. Powell, M. D.



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Company E.

2nd Lieut., Bowling Eldridge; 3rd Sergt., Wm. C. LeGrand; 4th Sergt.,
Sidney V. Patrick; 5th Sergt., George B. Williams; Musician, James Har-
deman; Musician, John F. Fields; Privates, M. A. J. Evans, Rufus K.
Felder, W. H. Gray, Wm. H. Innes, Wm. R. Lott, Wm. H. McAlister,
David O. Patrick, Simon B. Smith, Frank M. Smith, Joseph W. Wallace.

Company F.

Captain, Watson S. Williams; 1st Sergt., Henry V. Angell; 2d Sergt.,
Cadmus Wilborn; Privates, Basil C. Brashear, Julius Beckman, Saml. E.
Perley, Joseph C. Ross, John V. Sloan, Henry C. Shea, Ransom Swiney,
Thomas W. Taylor, Frank G. Whittington.

Company G.

1st Lieut., Edward Williams; 1st Sergt., Lucilius W. Caldwell; 3rd Sergt.,
Wm. W. Smith; 4th Sergt., James Fool; 3d Corporal, James P. Smith;
Privates, Geo. A. Bernard, Wm. T. Dyer, Hugh C. Jackson, Ehas B. Mc-
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