Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Appomattox” in chapter 1.33, section c.1.33.119 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
... the ambulance train; was captured on the retreat, but made his escape on a captured horse, and being unable to join his own command, was assigned to Dance's battery, and surrendered with the army at Appomattox .
After the war he devoted his life to teaching the youth of the South, and died in Amherst county, Va., in June, 1896.
Yours very truly, Thomas Ballard Blake, late Captain, etc.
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