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[682] Court House and Station, where he was attacked by Custer's cavalry division on April.8th. The dashing Federal general reported: ‘The enemy succeeded in repulsing nearly all our attacks, until nearly 9 o'clock at night, when by a general advance along my line he was forced from his position.’ On the next day the army was surrendered, and General Walker retired to private life, with a record of participation in sixty-three battles and combats. In 1872, after some years devoted to farming, he removed to Alabama, as superintendent of the Marion & Selma railroad, but four years later returned to Virginia. He was connected with the Richmond & Danville railroad, later had charge of the Richmond street railways, took part in the construction of the Richmond & Alleghany railroad, and was superintendent of the building of the women's department of the State penitentiary. In 1884 he became superintendent of construction of the Texas State capitol and resided at Austin until 1888 Subsequently he lived upon his farm at the confluence of the James and Rivanna rivers, until his death, June 7, 1890.


Brigadier-General Daniel Adams Weisiger

Brigadier-General Daniel Adams Weisiger, in early manhood was a resident of Petersburg, Va., where he engaged in mercantile pursuits until November, 1846, when, the State of Virginia being called upon for a regiment for service in Mexico, he volunteered and aided in recruiting a company of 85 men, of which he was elected senior second lieutenant. He was finally promoted to the adjutancy of the regiment, which office he held until the close of the war, and his regiment was mustered out at Fort Monroe, in August, 1848. He returned to Petersburg and was again engaged in business until April, 1861. In May, 1853, he was unanimously elected colonel of the Thirty-ninth ‘regiment of Virginia militia,’ which he commanded until 1860, when a battalion of volunteers, uniformed, armed and fully equipped for active service, was formed, and he was unanimously tendered the command. On April 20th he was ordered to move with his command to Norfolk. With his command and a battery of artillery, he arrived there in the afternoon of that day, and witnessed the evacuation of the navy yard that night. On May 9, 1861, he was appointed colonel in the Confederate States service, and his battalion of five

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