but no Yankees appearing for us to fight we returned to our camp.
The above was our first experience on outpost duty in Fairfax county.
It would be too long a story to relate every detail of our experience from the Battle of Manassas to the finale at Appomattox.
Very truly yours, etc., C. H. Powell, Trumpeter Co. F, 4th Virginia Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia.
Julian Harrison, captain, dead; G. F. Harrison, first lieutenant; John D. Hobson, second lieutenant; A. Maben Hobson, orderly sergeant, dead; William R. Fleming, second sergeant; John A. Pickett, third sergeant, died 1862; Charles B. Trevillian, fourth sergeant; James M. Trice, first corporal; John G. Ragland, second corporal; Jesse H. Death, third corporal, died 1866; Z. H. Bowles, fourth corporal; and the following enlisted men: M. L. Anderson, died since the war, Robert Hartwell Anderson, wounded near The Plains, Fauquier county, Thomas C. Anderson, Garland M. Anderson, killed at the Wilderness, T