The company was organized January 12, 1861, with a roll, rank and file of fifty.
Of this number there remained with the command thirty-three—the others having resigned or were discharged as unfit for service—during the four years—
|Of these (33) there were killed in battle,||9|
|Died in service,||6 |
Three escaped casualty.
The company was mustered into service April 21, 1861, assigned to the 18th Regiment, Colonel R. E. Withers
, and left Camp Lee for Manassas
At this time, or just prior to it, it was enlarged by twenty-eight others joining it—
|Of these there were discharged or transferred,||4|
|Died in service,||5|
|Killed in battle,||8|
The one who suffered no casualty was a member of the band.
The first battle it was in was the First Manassas
, July 21st, and afterwards it was in all the battles of Pickett
's Brigade and Division to Sailor's creek, where its organization was broken up, nearly every man having been killed or taken prisoner.
At the reorganization of the company at Yorktown
in April, 1862, there were added by recruits twenty-six—
|Of these there were killed in battle,||6|
|Died in service,||6|
A recapitulation of the roll shows: Captains
, four—one resigned the first year on account of disease; one resigned at the end of the first year on account of age; one resigned June, 1863, on account of wounds; one was killed at Sailor's Creek
, seven—two resigned early in the war on account of physical disability; four were wounded, and one killed.
Non-commissioned officers, 19—wounded, 11; killed 7.