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Very complete roll [from the Richmond, A., Dispatch, September 16th, 1900.]

Of Company F, Tenth Virginia Regiment,



Or the Muhlenburg Rifles.

Organization of the command. The history of most of its members Traced. The living and the dead. Notes.


Woodstock, Va., September 8, 1900.
To the Editor of the Dispatch:
This Roll of Company F, Tenth Virginia, is handed you by request of the Adjutant of Shenandoah Camp, Confederate Veterans, of this place. You will note that it is unique for completeness. The Camp would like it published in your Confederate column at some time when you have the space.


The military company known as the ‘Muhlenburg Rifles’ was organized and equipped during the year 1859, at Woodstock, Va.; responded to the call ‘to arms’ on the 17th day of April, 1861; reported for duty at Harper's Ferry, and was assigned to the 10th Regiment, Virginia Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Colonel S. B. Gibbons, who was killed at McDowell, May 8, 1862; Colonel E. T. H. Warren, killed at the Wilderness, May 5, 1864; Colonel D. H. Lee Martz, surviving and residing at Harrisonburg, Va.; Major Samuel T. Walker, killed at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863; Major Joshua Stover, killed at Chancellorsville, Va., May 3, 1863; Major Isaac G. Coffinan, killed at the Wilderness, May 5, 1864.

Tom Pennybacker, Whit Gisling and B. F. Cootes were Adjutants and Rev. John P. Hyde, A. M., D. D., Ll. D., was Chaplain.

The Regiment was assigned to the Brigade of General E. Kirby Smith (Fourth)—General Arnold Elzey succeeding to the command during the battle of Manassas, July 21, 1861, when General Smith was wounded.

April 17, 1862, at the urgent demand of the companies, the regiment was transferred from the Army of Northern Virginia to General

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