is horse was shot and his clothes torn in shreds from their balls.
He remounted in a few moments.
The others killed were Stephen Cornell, (leaves a wife [poor] and ten children,) J. H. Plaster, C. F. Dowell.
Lang, and John Hicks, of Maryland.
The others wounded were James Baker, of Middleburg, dangerously; L. P. Wilson, wounded, (taken prisoner and regained by the taking of fifteen Federal prisoners;) Grubb, Thos. Shamlin, Mr. Moore of Leesburg, Jos. Thomas, (not dangerously wounded,) Bird Carter.
Missing — Willie Wilson, of Martins burg, horse killed, and supposed to be taken prisoner.
The remnant of this brave little band are doing the duty equal to a whole company, within a few miles of the enemy below Fairfax.
They had to be reinforced in horses, as six, besides those mentioned, were killed.
I must close, though the bravery of all the Southern soldiers is a fitting theme for the troubadours of old to chant.
A Southern Lady.
Eighth Virginia Regiment.