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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure), The Black Horse cavalry. (search)
killed Meiggs. The other two scouts captured one of the orderlies. The other made his escape, and reported to Sheridan that his party had been bushwhacked, who, in retaliation, ordered the burning of every house in a radius of five miles. Joshua Martin was carried to the house of a farmer, where he was tenderly nursed until sufficiently recovered to return to his home in Fauquier. After the war closed, General Meiggs, believing that his son had been assassinated, sought to have Martin arreMartin arrested and tried by a court-martial for murder; but when the facts, as above stated, were certified to him by Captain A. D. Payne, the matter was dropped, for Lieutenant Meiggs had been slain in open and legitimate war. George W. Martin is now at home, a prosperous agriculturist, and one of the most respected citizens in the community in which he resides. In the month of December, the Black Horse was ordered into tardy county, and performed hazardous but thankless service among the Swamp Drago
n, W. R. Darnall, E. S. Hitt, R. M. Nichols, W. A. Vance, B. W. Wells, J. W. Winn. Missing: Sergeant J. C. Hill, and private H. A. Andrews. Company G, Captain R. P. Todd. Killed: Sergeant D. D. Brownlee, privates D. F. Stoddard, R. J. Higgins, L. L. Edwards, Waddy Thompson. Wounded: Lieutenant A. W. Burnsides, Sergeant H. L. Farley, Sergeant J. A. Fairbourn, Corporal E. R. Thackston, privates J. L. Stoddard, S. R. Thackston, Allen Barksdale, J. R. Dorroh, J. C. Stewart, J. F. Henry, Joshua Martin, J. F. Hellams, R. P. Gamble, J. P. Templeton, J. C. Owings. Company H, Captain John C. Summer. Killed: Private L. F. Russell. Wounded: Lieutenant D. A. Drickert, privates M. Adams, W. F. Green, J. T. Hattawanger, J. M. Stuck, J. A. Smith, J. C. Nunnamaker. Company I, Captain D. M. H. Langston. Killed: Private J. B. F. Hollingsworth. Wounded: Captain D. M. H. Langston, Sergeant E. Williams, (since died,) Corporal J. G. A. Holland, (since died,) privates M. Blakely, J. E. Bell, E.