rament, and devoted as brothers.
Both were full of fun, and their gaiety never forsook them even amid the darkest and most trying ordeals.
On the march they generally rode together, and their songs and peals of laughter could often be heard far down the column, above the trampling of the horses and the clanking of the sabres, and were a solace to many weary and homesick hearts.
Ream's Station was one of General Fitz's best fights, when his division, with two of Mahone's Brigades, struck Wilson's two Divisions of Federal Cavalry, stripped them of their spoils and put them to ignominious route, capturing all their wagons, eighteen pieces of artillery, their ambulances and 800 negroes, who had been abducted from their homes.
In the battle of Winchester, September 19, 1864, Sheridan's first success over Early in the Valley, Fitz Lee did all that was possible to stem the adverse tide.
Three horses were shot under him—one his favorite, Nellie Gray—and then he himself was brought to
l, died in Camp Douglas, March 10, 1864, of smallpox; Reuben Turner, Robert Turner, James Turner, Wm. Turner, John Turner, James Trimble, Robert Trevis, Valentine Tillett, Jacob White, James Wade, Richard Williams, Hiram Wood, Ezekiel Walcott, James Wilson, died in Camp Douglas, February 18, 1864, of old sores.—91 officers and enlisted men.
Company C was recruited in Clark County, and most of its members enlisted in one day—Saturday, September 6, 1862.
The following is a copy oHanly, R. J. Hoover, Jesse Haney, Joseph Hinton, Sam Hamilton, James Kelley, Emerson Neal, John Penn, Wm. Phillips, William Ross, P. C. Sullivan, Sam Smizer, George Shawhan, N. D. Smith, James Tate, Cyrus Turner, Charles Talbott, David Wilson, James Wilson, R. Wilson—50 officers and enlisted men.
Company H was made up of men from Madison, Montgomery and Estill Counties, and perhaps had scattered members from other counties.
It was in service under General Humphry Marshal for a <
William, Rogers, John, Rhodes, O. L., Richards, B. F., Robinson, I. N., Rosser, Robert, Shaffer, Sam, Smith, John, Showalter, John, Senman, William, Stewart, F., Md.; Seymour, Henry, Seymour, William, Stickley, S., Steele, John, Showalter, D. H., Shipman, J., Saunders, James, Scott, F., Shoemate, William, Shryock, J., Spaulding, William, Shore, H. W., Shitagger, William, Temple, J. M., Tabb, Harlan, Tabb, P., Trumbo, M. G., Tucker, E., Tucker, Sam, Truehart, H. M., Tex.; Triplett, John, Triplett, Joseph, Taylor, G. R., Tevebaugh, I., Vandiver, George, VanPelt, John, Vallandingham, J. L., Md.; Whitmore, John, Watring, Ben, Welch, James, Welton, S., Westmoreland, M., White, Charles, Williamson, J. B., Md.; Watkins, O. U., Wilson, J.
Among this company's many daring exploits was the raid of 1864 into Cumberland, Md., which was occupied by over ten thousand Federal troops, and their successful capture of Generals Crook and Kelly, whom they brought safely through the lines to Richmond.
died October 3, 1904.
Brent, Hugh, wounded at Buckton in 1863, through his neck; living in Baltimore, Md.
Bruce, Charles, killed at Sappony Church in 1863, Wilson's Raid.
Buckner, Dick, living near Delaplane, Va.
Cochran, T. B., died since the war.
Crane, Major, died since the war.
Cornwell, Silas, died 1862, tyOrleans, Fauquier County, Va.
Payne, Wallace, living near Orleans, Fauquier County, Va.
Payne, Edward, killed in the Wilderness at Parker's Store.
Payne, Wilson, killed at Haw's Shop.
Payne, Lafayette, living at Orleans, Va.
Payne, John T., killed at Beverly, W. Va.
Payne, Upton, living at Orleans.
Payne, Mason, Isaac, living.
Welsh, F. R. (Third Sergt.), living at Plains.
Welsh, Bogue, living at King George County, Va.
Wigginton, James, lost sight of him.
Wilson, William, lost sight of him.
Wigginton, Isaac, lost sight of him.
One hundred and fifty-nine on this roll. Joshua C. Fletcher. Bluemont, Va.