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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The campaign and battle of Lynchburg. (search)
ody of cavalry, which had escaped from the battle of Piedmont, and which was badly mounted and equipped, had crossed the Blue Ridge and was energetically attempting to defend the Orange & Alexandria Railroad (now the Southern), in Nelson and Amherst counties, from a heavy detachment from the column of General Duffie, sent by Hunter to destroy that road for the purpose of cutting off reinforcements from Lynchburg. After the death of General Jones and the defeat of his little army, Hunter blew rk closed the engagement for the day. These guns of Lieutenant Berkeley had done good service in the Valley and rendered themselves and their young commander very famous. They reached Lynchburg by forced marches, through the upper part of Amherst county, on the evening of the 16th of June. On their arrival at the bridge across James river, they were urged forward, as it was supposed Hunter was even then in sight. The general direction in which the enemy was expected was pointed out to Berk
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Appendix. (search)
. First Commissary-Sergeant, C. H. Almond. First Quartermaster-Sergeant, F. Merriweather. Farrier, F. Williams. Chief Blacksmiths, W. B. Bowyer and B. Hughes. First Bugler, J. H. Kasey. Second Bugler, William Wilson. Chaplain, W. W. Berry. Adjutant's Clerk and Ordnance Officers, M. Guggenheimer and T. P. Tayloe. Regimental Band, George R. Lyman, Leader; Charles H. Rau, Thomas Walker, Frank Myering, A. R. Edwards, James M. Edwards, Hercy E. Carper, H. M. Harris, R. W. Thurman, Thomas Wilson. Company A, Captain William R. Terry, Bedford county. Company B, Captain John S. Langhorne, Lynchburg. Company C, Captain Andrew L. Pitzer, Botetourt county. Company D, G. W. B. Hale, Franklin county. Company E, Edgar Whitehead, Amherst county. Company F, James Wilson, Bedford county. Company G, R. C. W. Radford, Bedford county. Company H, Joel W. Flood, Appomattox county. Company I, J. D. Alexander, Campbell county. Company K, Eugene Davis, Albemarle county.