The muster roll [from the Staunton, Va., Vindicator, March 3, 1893.]
Of Company D of the Fifth Virginia regiment, of the Stonewall Brigade.
In the early part of the spring of the year 1860 a volunteer infantry company was formed at Middlebrook in this county (Augusta), which organized under the name of ‘Southern Guards,’ as follows: Captain, H. J. Williams, now living at Greenville. First Lieutenant, W. C. McKemy, died since the war. Second Lieutenant, W. H. Randolph, killed at Richmond, 1862. Third Lieutenant, S. M. Helms, living at Steele's Tavern.