choolhouse, where Brown had deposited them, boxes of carbines and revolvers, and the horses and wagon of Colonel Washington, which Brown had sent there to bring his military supplies to Harper's Ferry.
Colonel Lee in his official report to Col. S. Cooper, adjutant-general of the United States army, dated October 19th, stated, from information in papers taken from the insurgents and from their statements: It appears that the party consisted of 19 men—14 white and 5 black.
They were headed by he men who appeared upon the scenes of these opening hostilities between the North and the South, and who subsequently became famous or celebrated characters in the great drama of the civil war. Among those who became Confederate generals were: S. Cooper, R. E. Lee, J. E. B. Stuart, John B. Floyd and Henry A. Wise; and among colonels, C. J. Faulkner and A. R. Boteler.
In the committee of the United States Senate, appointed by resolution of December 14, 1859, to inquire into the facts attending
Thirtieth Infantry regiment: Barton, William S., major; Cary, R. Milton, colonel; Chew, Robert S., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Gouldin, John Milton, major, lieutenant-colonel; Harrison, Archibald T., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Peatross, Robert O., major.
Thirty-first Light Artillery battalion: Nelson, William, major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel.
Thirty-first Infantry regiment: Arbogast, James C., major; Boykin, Francis M., lieutenant-colonel; Chenoweth, Joseph H., major; Cooper, William P., major; Hoffman, John S., major, colonel; Jackson, Alfred H., lieutenant-colonel; Jackson, William L., colonel; McCutchen, J. S. Kerr, major, lieutenant-colonel; Reynolds, Samuel H., colonel.
Thirty-first Militia regiment: Baldwin, Robert F., colonel; Denny, W. R., lieutenant-colonel; McCoole, Thomas E., lieutenant-colonel; Moore, L. T., colonel; Riely, J. C., major; Washington, B. B., major.
Thirty-second Cavalry battalion (consolidated with Fortieth Cavalry battalion): Ro