t Grafton were known as the Provisional Army, and this title had been acquired by the fact that Virginia, through her convention, had adopted conditionally the Provisional Constitution of the seceded States.
The following is a list of the companies and their captains that were ordered to Grafton, and were in the Philippi route or retreat:
One company of cavalry from Greenbrier county, under Capt. Robert Moorman.
Two companies from Pocahontas county—one company of cavalry, under Capt. Andrew McNeil, and one company of infantry, under Capt. Daniel Stofer.
One company of cavalry from Bath county, under Capt. Arch Richards.
One company of cavalry from Rockbridge county, Capt. John Rice McNutt.
One company of cavalry from Augusta county, under Capt Frank Sterrett.
One company of infantry, under Capt. Felix Hull, from Highland county.
Two companies of infantry from Pendleton county—one under Captain Anderson and the other under Captain Moorman:
Two companies from Ba