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Company D, Eighteenth Virginia Infantry. [correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch, August 22, 1891.]

Re-Union of survivors-war Roster of the Company.

Prospect, Va., August 21, 1891.
The soldiers' reunion near here yesterday was by all conceded to be the most enjoyable event of recent date. The Alliance people and old soldiers united in a joint pic-nic of mammoth proportions. More than five hundred persons were present—men, women and children—and when they were well served from the groaning, overloaded table a like number could have been amply supplied.

Your senior can well attest the fact that for rousing pic-nics, with all the edible meats, fruits and dainties, this neighborhood cannot be beaten.

This was the first effort since the war to reorganize Company D, of the Eighteenth regiment—the old Prospect Rifle Grays—and twenty-five answered to the roll call, and eleven of other companies of this regiment were found present, mainly of the Thornton Picket Camp, of Farmville. [121]

J. B. Glenn, who left an arm at Boonsboroa, delivered an address of welcome. Lieutenant J. P. Glenn, whose bravery and heroism was displayed on near a hundred battle-fields, offered thanksgiving and prayer.

A grand record.

Mr. Charles Glenn gave a graphic history of the company from its formation to its surrender. On its flag may be inscribed Manassas, Germantown, Fairfax, Yorktown, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Malvern Hill, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg and Gettysburg, and many other names famous in our history.

Captain E. G. Wall, who organized the company and lost a leg while commanding it, wrote from Richmond, at the Retreat, expressing regrets at his enforced absence.

Lieutenant A. B. Carrington laid down his life at Gaines' Mill. The other lieutenants who went out with them, C. A. Price and J. P. Glenn, yet live.

Over one-half living.

It was remarked that of the one hundred names found on the roll-book of the company, from first to last, fifty eight are now living, despite the decimations of war and the stalking disease and infirmities of age, although thirty years have elapsed.

Company D, Eighteenth Virginia Infantry.

You will save to history what may otherwise be lost if you publish the following names of those who were members of this company:

Captain E. G. Wall, First-Lieutenant A. B. Carrington,1 Second-Lieutenant C. A. Price, Third-Lieutenant J. Peyton Glenn, G. W. Adams, A. W. Brightwell, C. W. Brightwell, C. T. Brightwell,2 T. H. Brightwell, J. P. Brightwell,3 Ad. Brightwell, C. T. Baldwin, C. Brisentine, Benjamin Birsch,4 Joseph Binford, J. G. Brown,5 I. I. Cheedle, E. A. Chick, Buck Carter,6 Daniel Carter,7 John T. Carter,8 Alexander Carter, J. C. Cunningham, Isaac Cunningham,9 Burley Coleman, W. J. Davis,10 S. B. Drinkard, S. A. Daniel, John Drinkard,11 G. W. Elam, Ed. Ellett, William England,12 Charles Fore,13 Frederick Fore, John Fore,14 S. T. Fuqua, William Foster, D. Ferguson, C. E. Glenn, I. S. Glenn,15 J. B. Glenn, Rice Gilleain, John W. Gilleain, R. Gilleam, Charles Gilleain, Van Gilleain, James [122] E. Gills, Samuel Gregory,16 Isham Gilliam, James Gillespie, Buck Gallagher, Silas Gregory,17 William Gregory,18 William Hubbard,19 P. Hubbard, I. S. Harris, W. H. Harris, Tom Harvey,20 R. Harvey,21 John Irving,22 Elijah Irving, Henry Jones,23 Nat. Jones, R. M. Johnson, James Martin, R. Martin, R. P. Meadows, James Meadows, R. C. Moore, A. E. Moore, Woodson Martin, P. Martin, R. McCann, J. E. Osborne, R. D. Price, W. M. Pigg, Henry Read,24 Samuel Saunders, Woodson Shorter, Joel Shepherd, Si Shepherd,25 W. R. Taylor, H. Thackston,26 Ro. Venable, A. B. Venable, Paul Venable, J. A. Walthal, John A. Walthall,27 Frederick Woodson, E. L. Womolk, L. Young,28 N. S. Young, J. H. Young.

1 Died in service.

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