ents, and mustered them into the First Virginia cavalry, Col. J. E. B. Stuart.
as Company K of that élite corps.
A troop of cavalry composed of Marylanders was mustered into the Sixth Virginia under Capt. J. Sturgis Davis.
Subsequently five troops of Marylanders were collected under Davis and were known as the Davis Battalion, of which he was commissioned major.
Capt. Elijah V. White, of Montgomery county, organized a dashing troop of Marylanders as escort and headquarters guard for General Ewell, which was afterwards enlarged into the Thirty-fifth Virginia battalion, commanded by Lieut.-Col. Lije White.
It was a Maryland command.
Harry Gilmor in the valley of Virginia in 1863-64 collected a number of Marylanders into troops and formed a battalion known as the Second Maryland, or Gilmor's battalion, of which he was commissioned lieutenantcol-onel.
He and they operated in the valley of Virginia and rivaled Mosby by their daring exploits behind the enemy's lines and against his