The last charge from the Danville, Va., Bee, April 20, 1907.
Of the 14th Virginia Cavalry at Appomattox C. H., Va., April 9, 1865, and its battle flag.
Interesting incidents of the retreat.
[Captain Bouldin is a well-known member of the Virginia Bar, and has contributed to past volumes of this serial.—Ed.]
In his address to the veterans and daughters here Thursday night, Captain Morton, their Inspector General, referred to the battle flag of the 14th Virginia Cavalry, which is among those returned by the Government.
Yankee Sgt., J. Donalson, Company L., 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry, who had turned over the old war worn banner to the United States Government, claimed that he captured it on the 9th of April at Appomattox and pinned a paper on the flag to that effect, which was found by Captain Morton, when he took the flags out of their care for exhibition in the Capitol.
The interesting local feature about the flag is that it was Captain E. E. Bouldin's regimental flag
general-in-chief, January 31, 1865; died at Lexington, Va., October 12, 1870.
Commands—In command of operations in Trans-Alleghany Department, 1861; in charge of defenses on coast of South Carolina and Georgia, 1861-1862; commanding Army of Northern Virginia, June, 1862; assigned to duty at Richmond, 1862, charged with the conduct of all military operations of the Confederate States army, under the direction of the President; commanding Army of Northern Virginia from June I, 1862, to April 9, 1865.
William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, captain corps of cavalry, May 6, 1861; major, corps of cavalry, May, 1861; lieutenant-colonel, Ninth Virginia Cavalry, December, 1861; colonel, Ninth Virginia Cavalry, March, 1862; brigadier-general, September 15, 1862; major-general, April 23, 1864; died at Ravensworth, Fairfax county, Va., October 15, 1891.
Regiments, Virginia Cavalry, and Second Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, and McGregor's Battery of Artillery, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Army of Nort