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, and was on my way back, when I learned that the men were to work in, by one and twos, so I staid.
I then learned of poor Bryan's fate, and one by one came the tidings of my own men, and when the word came of them I cried like a child.
Some of them passed me on the way to have their wounds dressed, and blessed me as they passed by. When night came, the troops came in and line was formed, and a small one we had. The Major's body was brought in to be sent home, and my pet favorite, Sergeant Fred. Mitchell, (who, as a favor to me, Colonel Benedict had made an acting lieutenant — he was so good a soldier and handsome and talented,) who, the last I saw of him, was his sword flashing in the sunlight as he urged the men forward; but he was brought in with half his head torn off, and it was hard to recognize him. But God bless him!
He was true, for his right hand grasped his sword firmly in death.
I have it stored to be sent to his friends.
Colonel B. and Lieutenant-Colonel B. came out
Lingleton, W. R.
Mays, Joshua B.
Morris, George W.
Morris, W. C.
Oneman, N. Proffit.
Phelps, James R.
Rice, D. C.
Sasser, W. T.
Tucker, C. H.
Turner, Thomas H.
Yuille, Philip P.
Lee's body Guard, afterwards Company E, Thirty-Ninth Battalion Virginia Cavalry.
Captain, A. H. Pettigrew.
First Lieutenant, J. A. Armistead.
Second Lieutenant, Fred. Mitchell.
Couch, James M.
Franklin, Thomas E.
Johns, J. O.
Jones, John T.
Jones, Edmund W.
Taliaferro, C. C.
Kirkpatrick's Battery, Company A, Thirty-First Battalion Virginia Artillery.