er opportunities of displaying his gallantry in the flank movement in the afternoon, when, by his boldness, he not only escaped capture, but took several prisoners, and sent them safely back to the rear.
I am indebted for my own life to private P. A. Parker, Company D,. Thirty-seventh regiment, who killed the Yankee that had leveled his gun and was in the act of firing upon me — the Yankee was not more than ten paces from us at the time.
Private Parker is a brave young man, and has shown himPrivate Parker is a brave young man, and has shown himself an excellent soldier in camp and on the march, as well as in battle.
In the flank movement my brigade capturedthree flags and a large number of prisoners — supposed to be about four hundred--notwithstanding, General Mahone said, in the presence of Lieutenant-Colonel McGill, that afternoon, that the d — d North Carolinians were deserting his brave Virginians.
First Lieutenant James Grimsley, Company K, Thirty-seventh regiment, with a small squad of men, had the honor of capturing the c<