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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The last battle of the late war. [from the times-democrat, September 8, 1895.] (search)
his horse was killed, and he could not reach the fort. Young McKnight, one of our brave boys, who fell by the hand of a sharpshooter, was carried to the residence of Mrs. Ann Winston, and there, unattended by a physician, died. Mrs. Winston, one of the true-hearted women of that day, had his remains interred in her lovely flower-garden. Although far from home (New Orleans) he rested beneath the sweet shadows of rose bowers, and the feathered songsters kept watch over his grave. Old man Baker, Mrs. Ann Winston, Miss Tinsley Winston, and my wife buried McKnight, assisted by some of the old servants. After the battle had ended, the victorious Federals cheered and climbed upon the parapets of the fort, and were dumbfounded to find so few inside, and praised their valor in no uncertain words. You fought like demons, they said. We thought you had at least two companies. Fourteen of the Point Coupee Battery of Louisiana, who fought a week before at Selma, were in the fort and d
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.10 (search)
wounded at the battle of Port Republic, and served to end of war. Armistead, Robert H. Wounded at McDowell, Chancellorsville, and at Richmond. Allen, Willie. Died in hospital, 1862. Amos, W. S. Discharged; over age. Allen, Wesley. Put in a substitute in 1862, and afterwards served through the war in the Fourth Virginia Cavalry. Armistead, W. A. Good soldier; wounded in the leg at battle of Gettysburg. Atkins, A. S. A substitute. Bell, T. P. Detailed on government work. Baker, A. V. A good soldier; never wounded, and served through the war. Bennett, A. B. Detailed in government shop. Coleman, J. T. Taken prisoner, and died in prison, 1864. Cobb, E. H. A most excellent soldier and a gallant fighter; was under sixteen years old when he joined the army. Cousins, M. C. A better soldier never carried a musket; was killed at Gettysburg. Cobb, Henry. Killed October, 1862. Cox, Henry C. Served through the war. Deshazor, A. W. No better soldier than our
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roll of Company B, Ninth Virginia cavalry. (search)
Bowling Green, Va., January 31, 1896. Following is a roll of Company B, Ninth Virginia Cavalry. This roll was made up by Judge E. C. Moncure, of Bowling Green, Va., who was second lieutenant of the company, from an old roll and from memory, and consequently there may be a few inaccuracies: Officers. Captains—S. A. Swann, promoted. Was for a number of years superintendent of Virginia State penitentiary; died since the war; John Ware, at Newport News. First Lieutenants—Cecil Baker, killed in battle; James Boulware, farming in Caroline, Va. Second Lieutenants—Charles Wright, farming in Caroline, Va.; E. C. Moncure, judge of Caroline County Court. Sergeants and Corporals—T. G. Moncure, S. T. Chandler, 1). J. Waller, A. B. Rollins, W. H. Toombs, John W. Broaddus, J. E. Puller, M. E. Shaddock, Thos. Faust, J. D. Gravatt, J. W. Kidd. Privates—Ernest A. Ambold, John J. Andrews, Charles H. Andrews, W. S. Andrews, Alfred A. Anderson, A. Boutwell, James A. Broad