Yorktown, the Black Horse, being familiar with the counties of Prince William, Fauquier, and Culpeper, through which the army was about to cross, and having a completlliam and Mary College as students, and knew the roads as well as their own in Fauquier.
The Black Horse took part in the raid around McClellan, simply for observati-‘63, the Black Horse occupied their native heath, and scouted the counties of Fauquier and Stafford thoroughly, reporting all the movements of the enemy to Generals harm.
Mr. Hugh Hamilton, an old Black Horseman, who is now treasurer of Fauquier county, in relating his reminiscences of those times, said the other day with a t present members of the House of Delegates, namely, Messrs. T. C. Pilcher, of Fauquier; Richard Lewis, of Culpeper, and Charles C. Talliaferro, of Orange.
Mr. Pilf Delegates from Culpeper county, was born in 1838, in the adjoining county of Fauquier, and was actively engaged in farming until the outbreak of the war, when he en
G. F. Harrison, first lieutenant; John D. Hobson, second lieutenant; A. Maben Hobson, orderly sergeant, dead; William R. Fleming, second sergeant; John A. Pickett, third sergeant, died 1862; Charles B. Trevillian, fourth sergeant; James M. Trice, first corporal; John G. Ragland, second corporal; Jesse H. Death, third corporal, died 1866; Z. H. Bowles, fourth corporal; and the following enlisted men: M. L. Anderson, died since the war, Robert Hartwell Anderson, wounded near The Plains, Fauquier county, Thomas C. Anderson, Garland M. Anderson, killed at the Wilderness, Thomas R. Argyle, Jr., died 1861, George T. Britt, W. B. W. Brooking, Walter P. Branch, died 1869, Richard Bolling, John J. Cheatwood, Thomas C. Cosby, F. N. Fleming, died 1887, C. D. Fleming, W. L. Fleming, Thomas Mann Fleming, died 1872, Reubin Ford, Thomas C. Gait, died 1896, Robert Galt, died 1875, David L. Hall, William R. Hall, wounded at Williamsburg, Va., Thomas M. Harris, died of wounds received at Buckland, Si