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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Harper's Ferry and first Manassas. (search)
ng the friction primer and pulling the lanyard, Lyt. Macon, Lyttleton S. Macon, of Albemarle county, Va., later Sergeant in the Rockbridge Artillery; sheriff of Albemarle county, Va.; now (1900) farming in Albemarle county, Va. No. 5, not performing the duties of No. 5, as I was acting in that capacity that day, but receiving the shot from me and giving them to No. 2, assisting also to roll up the gun after each recoil, and talking all the time, Bill Brown, William M. Brown, of Rockbridge county, Va., later Lieutenant of the Rockbridge Artillery; now deceased. Corporal, coolly and deliberately aiming the piece, and making almost every shot tell, and Joe Packard, See note 8. No. 7, receiving the shot from No. 6 at the limber, advancing a short distance, and giving them to me as I went to and fro between the piece and the limber. Our little 6-pounder, which we thought more of than we would now of a 30-pounder Parrott, did good work that day. Our captain occasionally passed us,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.5 (search)
Chappell, Wash B., wounded at Gettysburg in July, 1863. Crews, James R., wounded in Rockbridge county in 1864. Carrington, Edgar, killed in service. Clarkson, W. Dennis, Rice, from Hae, Joe. Dunlap, Samuel A. Dennis, Winslow R. Dennis, John. Dice, Henry, from Rockbridge county, Va. Wounded in 1864. Elliott, Allen W. Eggleston, George M. Faris, George. Fuquania, February, 1862. Gaines, Thomas. Garden, James M. Hopkins, Louis Christman, Rockbridge county, Va. Hopkins, John James, Pendleton county, W. Va. Hannah, George B., Lieutenant and aier, Charles. Spencer, Thomas. Spencer, James B. Spragins, Norman B., wounded in Rockbridge county, Va., 1864. Smith, John M., 4th Sergeant. Sheperson, David, Third Lieutenant. Killed a., Captain from April, 1861, to November, 1861. Spencer, William S. Swicher, Daniel, Rockbridge county. Saunders, Robert. Scott, Thomas A. Spencer, Henry. Scott, J. H., died at Mon
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.26 (search)
, and his last words were: Moffett, it is hard to die just as the war is over. And so this heroic spirit passed away to join noble comrades who had preceded him. He and James Walker, both of Company H, 14th Virginia Cavalry, were from Rockbridge county, Va., and are believed to be the two men killed last in battle in the Army of Northern Virginia. Can any stronger claim be preferred? I have already furnished the Assistant Adjutant-General of our brigade with accounts of this last fight ftwelve-pound brass guns, wrested from General Sheridan while the terms of surrender were being signed. (Note.—In this last charge the brave young Color-Bearer, James Wilson, and Samuel Walker, of Company H, 14th Virginia Cavalry, both from Rockbridge county, laid down their lives, the last men to fall in battle in the Army of Northern Virginia.) In this connection—and we would invite the attention of all comrades to it—we learned last year, through the appearance in the Suffolk (Va.) Heral<