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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roster of Company E, Nineteenth Virginia Infantry. (search)
urg, and was promoted to lieutenant-colonel in early fall of the same year. The brigade was formed of the following Virginia Regiments. The 18th, 19th, 28th and 56th. In the fall of 1861 the 8th Virginia Regiment was assigned to the brigade. The brigade commanders were: First brigadie-general, Philip St. G. Cocke; second brigadier-general, George E. Pickett; third brigadier-general, Richard B. Garnett. He was killed July 5, 1863, at Gettysburg. Fourth and last brigadier-general, Eppa Hunton, to the close of the war. The brigade belonged to Pickett's Division. Peyton, Charles S., captain, wounded in Second Manassas battle, August 30, 1862; left arm amputated; promoted major September 14, 1862; wounded in left leg July 3, 1863, in battle of Gettysburg. Major Peyton was the only field officer left in the brigade-Garnett's—which he took command of and brought off the field. He was the only officer of Pickett's Division who made a report of this battle. He was promoted lieut