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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Southern Historical Society Papers. (search)
This letter also states that the first field officers were: Colonel, D. H. Hill. May 1, 1861. Lieutenant-Colonel, Charles C. Lee. May 11, 1861. Major, James H. Lane. May 11, 1861; and that the officers of companies A, I and K were as follows: Co. A—Captain, John L. Bridgers. January 12, 1860. First Lieutenant, Whitnel Pugh Lloyd. January 12, 1861. Second Lieutenant, William S. Long. Not given. Junior Second Lieutenant, William Gaston Lewis. January 12, 1861. Co. I—Captain, David P. Bell. January, 1860. First Lieutenant, Montgomery T. Whitaker. January, 1860. Second Lieutenant, Francis M. Parker. January, 1860. Junior Second Lieutenant, Cary Whitaker. January, 1860. Co. K—Captain, William James Hoke. April 25, 1861. First Lieutenant, Wallace Moore Reinhardt. April 25, 1861. Second Lieutenant, William Rusk Edwards. April 25, 1861. Junior Second Lieutenant, Robert Frederick Hoke. April 25, 1861. Companies L and M were assigned to this regiment after the Battl<
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Burkett Davenport Fry. (search)
uthful George Washington was the lieutenant-colonel of the Virginia regiment, and on the sudden death of Colonel Fry at Will's Creek, May 31, 1754, succeeded to the command. The Rev. Henry Fry, the second son of Colonel Joshua Fry, a man of attainments and of pious usefulness, married Susan, the daughter of Dr. Thomas Walker, the pioneer explorer of Kentucky, and his wife Mildred (Thornton), widow of Nicholas Meriwether. These progenitors number among their descendants the worthy names of Bell, Bullitt, Cabell, Coles, Cooke, Gilmer, Green, Lewis, McDonald, Morton, Maury, Maupin, Slaughter, Speed, and others. Thornton Fry, son of Rev. Henry Fry, married Eliza R., daughter of Hon. Philip Rootes Thompson, of Culpeper county, and member of Congress 1801-1807. These were the parents of Burkett Davenport Fry, who was born in Culpeper county June 24, 1822. The troubles with Mexico enlisted his eager patriotism, and he was appointed first lieutenant of United States voltigeurs Februar