gone, the life of the Southern Confederacy was flickering and low, and soon extinguished.
Hatcher's Run, the 31st of March, 1865, found Pickett's Division on the march, detached from General Lee's Army, and co-operating with General Fitz Lee's Division of Cavalry.
The brigade of William R. Terry, of Bedford—Buck Terry, as we called him—was composed of the 1st, 3rd, 7th, 11th and 24th Regiments of Virginia Infantry.
Amongst its previous commanders were James L. Kemper, A. P. Hill and James Longstreet.
That morning it was leading the division, and the 24th Infantry (Major Bentley commanding) was leading the brigade.
It was a beautiful morning.
Everybody was in fine spirits.
The esprit du corps, so characteristic of Pickett's Division, marked it as a body of men of which any commander might be proud.
Enemy in front, holding ford over Hatcher's Run, came from one of our scouts.
The division was at once halted, and General Pickett rode up to me (my regiment was next to the 24th) a
A Roll of this gallant Organization—a long death list.
The following is the roll of Company I, 15th Virginia Volunteers Infantry (Hanover Grays), Corse's Brigade, Pickett's Division, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.
This company was organized at Old Church, Hanover County, Va., in December of 1859, and mustered into the service of the Confederate States at Richmond, Va., April 23, 1861, and continued in service until the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, in April, 1865.
Captain, B. W. Talley, served from April 23, 1861, to April, 1862; now dead.
First Lieutenant, Thaddeus Foster, served from April 23, 1861, to April, 1862; now dead.
Second Lieutenant, William Boyd, served from April 23, 1861, to April, 1862; now dead.
Captain James D. Waid, served from April 23, 1862, to 1865.
First Lieutenant, George P. Haw, served from April 23, 1862, to 1865; lost an arm.
Second Lieutenant, John W. Davidson, served from April 23, 1862, to