August 1, 1863; Second Lieutenant: George H. Gardin, May 11, 1863; Second Lieutenant: Samuel P. Tate, August 1, 1863. Company E—Captain: Robert W. Cole, September 15, 1863; First Lieutenant: Andrew J. Busick, September 15, 1863; Second Lieutenant: Oliver C. Wheeler, April 25, 1863. Company F—Captain; First Lieutenant: David Edwards, October 20, 1862; Second Lieutenant: Shadrach G. Caudle, April 25, 1863. Company G—Captain: George A. Graves, May 1, 1862; First Lieutenant: Peter Smith, May 10, 1862; Second Lieutenant: Robert L. Mitchell, May 1, 1862; Second Lieutenant: Martin H. Cobb, April 25, 1863. Company H—Captain: Thomas T. Slade, October 23, 1863; First Lieutenant: John K. Martin, May 25, 1863; Second Lieutenant: Mason T. Mitchell, April 25, 1863; Second Lieutenant: C. L. Graves, May 25, 1863. Company I—Captain: Gaston V. Lamb, July 18, 1862; First Lieutenant: Burwell W. Burkhead, July 1, 1863; Second Lieutenant: Richard W. Winburne, August 1, 1863; Second Lieutenant: Robert A. Glenn, August 1, 1863. Company K—Captain:——,——; First Lieutenant:—— ——; Second Lieutenant: E. J. Dobson, November 5, 1862. Company L—Captain: Lee Russell,——,——; First Lieutenant: Yancey M. C. Johnson, August 1, 1863, Second Lieutenant: Oliver M. Pike, July 15, 1863; Second Lieutenant; Calvin H. Wilborne, August 1, 1863. Company M—Captain: Columbus F. Siler, May 2, 1863; First Lieutenant: James M. Robbins, May 2, 1863; Second Lieutenant: John M. Lawrence, April 25, 1863. Under this organization, the regiment shared in the events of the ‘campaign of strategy’ in October and November, 1863, on the Rapidan, and endured the cold and other privations in the affair at Mine Run, on the last of the latter month. Going into winter quarters after that, there were no occurrences of much note until the opening of the great campaign in the spring of 1864. MajorGen-eral Cadmus M. Wilcox had been assigned to the command of the division, General Pender having died of the wound received at Gettysburg, and this division with that of Heth, at the Wilderness, on May 5th, withstood and repulsed with heavy loss, every attack of Grant's forces on that memorable day. So severe had been the struggle, that at night when requested by Heth to readjust the lines,
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Died of disease.
Autobiography of Gen. Patton Anderson , C. S. A.
An important Dispatch.
Sketch of Company I , 61st Virginia Infantry , Mahone 's Brigade , C. S. A.
First gun at Sumter .
The Confederate flag.
The battle of Shiloh .
Fight at front Royal.
A parallel for Grant 's action.
Company D , Clarke Cavalry.
[from the Richmond Dispatch , April 19 , 1896 .] history and roster of this command, which fought gallantly.
General George E. Pickett .
General Grant 's censor.
The Roll of Company G, forty-ninth Virginia Infantry .
Wounded at Williamsburg, Va.
The Confederate armies .
The Newmarket charge.
Annoyed by shells.
From Lieutenant Schuricht 's Diary.
Goochland Light Dragoons .
The laying of the corner-stone of the monument to President Jefferson Davis ,
In Monroe Park at Richmond, Virginia , Thursday , July 2 , 1896 , with the Oration of General Stephen D. Lee .
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