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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The killing of Lieutenant Meigs, of General Sheridan's staff-proof that it was done in fair combat. (search)
ere that I could not be moved from the first place of safety taken for six weeks, and did not return to the service for three or four months--the course of the ball having been diverted by a bone, I was told by my surgeon, alone saved my life. (Signed,) G. W. Martin. October 6th, 1865. Personally appeared before me, a justice of the peace, for the county of Fauquier, and State of Virginia, G. W. Martin, whose name is signed above, and made oath that the above statement is true. J. G. Beckham, J. P. Statement of Captain Payne. G. W. Martin was an enlisted man in my company during the whole period of the war. The high character he always bore, and for which my knowledge of him enables me to vouch, together with the corroborating account of the two men who were with him, and which I have heard from them, assures me of the truth of his statement. A. D. Payne, Captain Company H (or Black-Horse Troop), Fourth Virginia Cavalry, Wickham's Brigade, Fitz Lee's Division, A. N.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memoir of the First Maryland regiment. (search)
ffending citizens disturbed. The soldierly qualities of the Maryland regiment will not be forgotten in the days of action. By order of General Johnson. Wm. H. Whiting, Insp't Gen'l. On the 24th of June, Colonel Elzey having arrived, was placed in command of the Fourth brigade, consisting of his own regiment, First Maryland, Thirteenth Virginia, Colonel A. P. Hill; Tenth Virginia, Colonel Gibbons; Third Tennessee, Colonel Vaughan, and the Newtown battery, temporary in charge of Lieutenant Beckham, a young West Point officer of ability. The regiment left Camp Bee, on the Martinsburg road, and joined the brigade at Camp Johnston, on the Romney road, on the outskirts of Winchester. Here, during the last days of June, a further reorganization of the regiment took place; W. W. Goldsborough, a private in Captain Dorsey's company, and an excellent soldier, was elected Captain of Company A, vice Major Johnson promoted and Lieutenant J. Louis Smith, Company G, who had distinguished hi