Burkeville and Danville and Greensboroa, for the purpose of handling supplies for the Federal army at Greensboroa and Danville, and other purposes.
We were told to take our own men to man the trains and engines, and none of the men who worked for Major Wright in the operations of those roads for the succeeding ninety days will ever forget the uniform kindness of himself and his assistants.
When the corps was ordered to the frontiers of Texas, in anticipation of trouble with the French in Mexico, the writer and many of his assistants were urged to go with them.
We wanted rest, many of us had families in the South that we had not seen for months, and in the latter part of July we disbanded, as it were, and to-day we are like the survivors in gray—scattered.
Two of the engineers who did faithful service to the Confederacy, and one or more of the conductors who served with me in those trying days, are now trusted employees of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway.
Sergeant D. M. Coleman, killed at Fisher's Hill.
Corporal W. M. Cooke, wounded; died since the war.
Ayres, T. J., wounded; died since the war.
Anderson, Meredith, killed at Kernstown.
Austin, M. G., wounded at Gettysburg, and died.
Booker, Charles W., died since the war.
Baughan, W. L., died since the war.
Baughan, William, died in 1862.
Baughan, David, killed at Gettysburg.
Baughan, Robert, mortally wounded at Petersburg.
Cooke, S. W., wounded at Mine Run and died since the war.
Coleman, W. D., killed at Monocacy, Md.
Coleman, W. A., died at Staunton in 1862.
Creasy, Edward, killed at the Wilderness in 1864.
Cunningham, W. H., died in prison.
Dowdy, John M., died in 1861.
Dowdy, E. E., died in 1862.
Dowdy, John D., died in prison.
Dowdy, James, killed at Cedar Mountain.
Dowdy, Wilson M., while in the hospital at Winchester, in 1862, hearing that his company was in a heavy engagement, seized a musket, and running at