ore his death.
This regiment, at Ashby's death, was reputed to have twenty-seven companies, formed chiefly in the Valley, but so rapidly did they come and so active were Ashby's movements, that not until his death and the end of Jackson's great Valley campaign could they be formed into regiments and brigaded, which was then done, and subsequently Ashby's cavalry became the laurel brigade under the dashing Rosser.
Richard Ashby, brother of Turner, was captain of Company A in his regiment.
Dick Ashby had already seen perilous service against the Indians in the West, but Turner Ashby was the more popular officer.
Both were conspicuous types of the chivalrous cavalier—brave, dashing, and were idolized by their men.
Their regiment, in June, 1861, was at Romney, Va., operating against the enemy.
On or about June 26th, Captain Dick Ashby, with a small detachment, while scouting near New creek, was ambuscaded by Federal infantry.
Ashby, having fallen with his horse, and helpless, wa
193; State Department, 319; Sufferings of Soldiers in Prison, 126.
Constitution of the United States, 19.
Davis, Jefferson, Celebration of birth of, in New Orleans, La., 1; Monument Association, 3; Trials and Trial of, 45; Capture of, 46; Harsh treatment of. 50; Counsel of, 72; Sureties of, 74; Indictment of 75; Instructions of, for peace 192; Joseph E., 11; Joseph R., 8; Robert W., killed, 258.
Derry. Joseph T., 360.
Deserters in 1865, 290.
Dixie. Land of, 36.
Dowling, Lieutenant Dick 817.
Drewry's Bluff, Fight of, 284.
Elmira Prison, N. Y., Confederate States dead at, 193.
Fenner Hon. C E.. Oration of, 7.
Flag, Confederate States, first flown in England, 208.
Foard, Captain N. P., 142
Forrest, General N. B., Achievements of, 337.
Gailor, Bishop T. F., 337.
Gaines' Mill, Battle of, 304. 349.
Gaither, Captain George R., 137.
Garrett, John W., 165.
G Company, 26th Virginia, Roll of, 240.
Gettysburg, 124; Storming Stone fence at, 3839.