gallantry and good conduct throughout the fight.
Adjutant Willis, Lieutenants McCoy, Etheridge, Marshall and Turpin deserve particular mention for their good conduct.
Surg. H. R. Green was slightly wounded in the hand by a spent ball while caring for the wounded.
The other companies of the Twelfth were not so severely attacked.
The loss of the regiment was greater than that of any other Confederate command on the field—6 killed and 37 wounded.
Meanwhile the Thirteenth Georgia and Phillips legion had been undergoing the suffering from exposure and fever which the command of Gen. J. B. Floyd had endured in the Gauley valley, and after the return of the expedition against Gauley bridge they were ordered to join General Lee in South Carolina.
The First Georgia volunteers, now in Loring's division, and under Stonewall Jackson's command, took part in the Romney expedition which set out from Winchester on January 1, 1862.
The morning of that day was as beautiful and mild as May,