Roanoke Grays. [from the Richmond Dispatch, July 26, 1896.] Muster-Roll of the Company and some of its Casualties.
Mount Meridian, Va., July 19, 1896.I venture to send you the muster-roll of Company F, Roanoke Grays, of the Twenty-eighth Virginia Regiment, and some of its casualties during the late war: M. P. Dyesley, captain; killed at Williamsburg. George McH. Gish, first lieutenant; promoted to captain. Richard Oliver, first lieutenant; resigned. Hoge, first lieutenant; wounded at Gaines' Mill. S. A. Repass, second lieutenant; captured at Gettysburg. H. S. Trout, second lieutenant; served during the war. Charles Burwell, second lieutenant; resigned. William Watts, second lieutenant; promoted to major. N. M. Read, first sergeant; elected lieutenant Company E, Twenty-eighth Regiment. M. P. Preston, first sergeant; detached to Quartermaster's Department. Andrew Lewis, first sergeant; discharged (non-resident). A. H. Roller, first sergeant; served during the war. Thomas Lewis, second sergeant; promoted to adjutant. James Thrasher, second sergeant; killed at Petersburg. A. M. Brooks, second sergeant; killed at Appomattox.  John A. Persinger, third sergeant; transferred to cavalry. John Johnson, third sergeant; served during the war. David Read, fourth sergeant; discharged. J. H. Danner, fourth sergeant; served till close of the war. Joseph Brand, sergeant; promoted to sergeant-major. 1. Private Baber, killed at Petersburg; recruit. 2. Joseph Baldwin, corporal. 3. John T. Barnes. 4. W. Barnes, killed at Petersburg. 5. C. T. Barnett, discharged. 6. —— Beckner, recruit. 7. Godlove Boone, discharged. 8. —— Bowles, recruit. 9. —— Brown. 10.—— Bruce, recruit. 11. —— Boyan, killed at Five Forks. 12. William Bryan, transferred. 13. —— Buck, wounded at Five Forks. 14. Jacob Camper, wounded at Williamsburg. 15. Ephriam Carroll, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 16. John Carroll, killed at Gettysburg. 17. David Collins, killed at Gettysburg. 18. John Dabney, discharged. 19. Elisha Damewood, killed at Sharpsburg. 20. Thomas Davis, died in hospital. 21. James Day, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 22. Leslie Dinwiddie, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 23. George Deyesley, died in camp. 24. —— Dobbins, recruit. 25. James Doherty. 26. John Feather. 27. Griffin Gish, corporal. 28. Jonas Gish. 29. —— Guthrie, killed at Second Manassas. 30. John Hardy, killed at Gettysburg. 31. ——--Hawley, killed at Gettysburg. 32. John Harkrider. 33. John Hix, killed at Gettysburg. 34. John Hunter, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 35. —— Hymen, transferred. 36. John Irvine, discharged.  37. David Kufauver. 38. William Kufauver, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 39. John Kernes. 40. —— Gemon, recruit. 41. Thomas Lacy, killed at Boonesboroa. 42. Joseph Lemon. 43. William Lewis, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 44. Jacob Loony, killed at Petersburg. 45. John McFalls. 46. G. McGeorge, killed at Boonesboroa. 47. A. J. Mastin. 48. —— Meadow. 49. Jackson Mosely. 50. Jordan Murdock, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 51. —— Murray, recruit. 52. Elias Murray. 53. Joseph Murray, killed at Gaines' Mill. 54. Joseph Muse, wounded at Sharpsburg. 55. John Nichols, killed at Gettysburg. 56. —— Nunnally, recruit. 57. John Owens. 58. James Owens, recruit. 59. John Pagan, killed at Gaines' Mill. 60. Joseph Pagan. 61. Robert Phillips, killed at Gaines' Mill. 62. —— Price, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 63. Albert Ramsey, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 64. William Richardson, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 65. Dr. Rives, detached as surgeon. 66. Francis Rhoades. 67. Aaron Rhoades. 68. Michael Ruddell, wounded at Gettysburg; died. 69. Richard Ruddell, died in hospital. 70. Bird Ruddell. 71. George Ruddell, corporal, killed at Hatcher's Run. 72. Henry Ruddell. 73. Preston Reynolds. 74. J. Reynolds. 75. Robert Saunders, discharged. 76. William Schoonover.  77. Paul Schoonover, recruit. 78. Berry Little, detached as teamster. 79. J. N. Little. 80. J. W. Little. 81. C. H. Little. 82. Mathias Shaver. 83. James Shaver. 84. Jacob Shaver. 85. Jackson Short, died in hospital. 86. —— Simpson. 87. Dr. Stephens, detached as surgeon. 88. John Stump, killed at Hatcher's Run. 89. —— Tatum. 90. P. L. Terry, detached in Quartermaster's Department. 91. Peter Tinsley, chaplain. 92. J. H. Thompson. 93. John Turner, corporal. 94. William Underwood. 95. Jacob Vingard, died in hospital. 96. Nicholas Vingard. 97. —— Watson, killed at Hatcher's Run. 98. —— Webber, recruit. 99. Whitesell, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 100. Henry Whitten, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 101. W. L. Williamson, wounded at Gaines' Mill. 102. —— Woodward. 103. J. H. Womack, killed at Petersburg. 104. —— Wright, recruit, killed at Petersburg. 105. —— Gopp, killed at Boonsboro. The above list shows that twenty per cent. were killed on the field of battle. I have had the assistance of Hon. H. S. Trout and others in making up this roll. No doubt some are still overlooked.
To the Editor of the Dispatch:
To the Editor of the Dispatch: