n within a few paces.
I attempted, as our only recourse, to repeat the attack which has just terminated so well; but overpowered by superior numbers, though fighting to the last, all the rest of the command were killed, wounded or taken.
Sergeants R. Millen and S. Morton stood to the last before their colors, keeping at bay a party of about fifty men, and were the last to fall.
Seeing then but one officer and the non-commissioned staff remaining, I displayed my handkerchief in token of sur the Battle of Hillman's Farm, or Sailor Creek, Va., April 6, 1865.:
Field and Staff—Wounded—Major William S. Basinger, Lieutenant E. P. Starr, Adjutant.
Company A, Lieutenant W. H. King, Commanding:
Killed—Lieutenant Wm. H. King; Sergeants R. Millen, W. H. Bennett; Privates Henry Crook, E. L. Gordon, J. W. Myddleton, John Vicars.
Wounded—Lieutenant Fred A. Tupper; Sergeant Harry H. Woodbridge; Corporal H. Barrs; Privates James Belote, J. S. Gans, J. Hitchcock, B. Newbern, J. T. S