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Company C, thirty-seventh Va. Infantry. [from the Richmond, Va., dispatch, May 16, 1902.]

A list of the officers and privates and brief history.


To the Editor of the Dispatch:
Will you kindly publish in your Confederate Column the enclosed roll of Company C, 37th Regiment, Virginia Infantry? By so doing you will oblige the few survivors of that old company, which was as gallant as any that ever kept step to the music of ‘Dixie’ during the sixties.

And right here I want to thank the Dispatch for its generous defence of the worthy Confederate soldier. We claim the paper as our official organ, as some of us commenced reading it in the camps [186] and trenches around Richmond, and we value it greatly. I wish every Confederate was a subscriber to it.



The roster.

Roll of Company C, 37th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Third Brigade (Taliaferro's), Jackson's old Division, Jackson's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.

CaptainJ. F. McIlhany, dead.

LieutenantsJames L. White, wounded; John D. Duff, killed; J. D. Alderson.

SergeantsJohn W. Fickle, dead; Mike Powers, dead; William H. Fuller, wounded; Floyd Carico.

CorporalsJames L. Williams; John T. Gray, wounded; William Carson, dead; C. B. Price, wounded.


Privates.

Thomas C. Aston, wounded; dead.

Orral Anderson.

Melvin Anderson, killed.

James Adams, dead.

James Bussey.

John Bussey, killed.

Fleming Burk, killed.

John G. Burk.

Edward Ball.

James Ball.

C. C. Baker.

James Boyd.

R. C. Boyd.

Wesley Barker, dead

Habe. Bickley, dead.

John Buckles, dead.

Isaac Boyd, dead.

Charles Breadlore, dead.

William Breadlore.

Joseph Bausell, dead.

John Belther, killed.

George Bays, dead.

James Bays, dead. [187]

Fitze. Coman, dead.

John Crowder, dead.

William Campbell, wounded; dead.

William Culberson, killed.

William P. Cooper, wounded.

Nathan Cooper, wounded.

John Counts, dead.

Luther H. Clapp.

Fullen Dickenson.

John Duff.

James Duff.

Reese B. Duff, dead.

O. C. Duff.

Samuel Duff.

Thomas Dougherty, killed.

J. B. Davis, wounded.

E. D. K. Davis.

William Davenport.

John Dickenson, wounded.

Nathan Easterly, killed.

Soloman Engle, dead.

Jesse Elliot, dead.

Jackson Farmer, dead.

Daniel Farmer.

H. S. Fickle, wounded; dead.

I. B. Fickle, wounded; dead.

William Frick, dead.

Isaac Faddas, dead.

Andrew Ferrel.

Soloman Fraly.

Elihu Fields, dead.

Dock Fraley, dead.

Henry Fry, dead.

Lilburn Fields.

Charles Finery, dead.

Lafayette Gilmer.

E. D. Grey.

John D. Grey, wounded; dead.

W. S. Gilmer, dead.

William Greyham.

James Grey, dead. [188]

Arch. Grey.

Morgan Gilmer, dead.

Jefferson Howell, dead.

Lilburn Hendrix, dead.

Frank Horton, killed.

John Human.

J. J. Heneritzy.

William Haney.

William Hanson.

W. R. Harry.

Thomas Harris, wounded; dead.

Jefferson Jessee, Sr., killed.

Jefferson Jessee, Jr., dead.

James Jessee, dead.

Samuel Keller, transferred.

Jerry Kelly, dead.

Henry Kelly, dead.

William King.

Thomas King.

David Kimberlin.

David McCrut, killed.

John McElhany, dead.

Samuel McCloud, killed.

Hugh Mutter, dead.

Hensley Mead, dead.

Charles McElha, dead.

Jacob Mitchem.

Hugh Mongumery, killed.

Thomas Morton.

John McFaden, dead.

Joseph McCarthy, dead.

John McCloud.

Henry Moore.

Harry Mays, dead.

C. W. Powers.

Calvin Powers, wounded.

William Powers, dead.

William Parks.

G. W. Seacott.

James Shell, killed.

Isaac Shell, wounded. [189]

John Sawyers.

William Sawyers, dead.

Samuel Southerland.

Riley Smith, dead.

J. H. Sullivan.

Armstrong Skenes.

Henry Steel.

George Smith, killed.

J. S. Vermilion, killed.

Charles Whetsel, killed.

Benjamin Whetsel, dead.

John Williams, killed.

Thomas Wilson, wounded; dead.

S. H. Wyett.

The foregoing roll was made from memory by C. B. Price, a member of the old company, who now resides at Hansonville, Russell county, Va.

I have been at work on it for one year. If any name has been omitted or is spelled incorrectly, I hope it will be reported to me, as I wish the roster to be complete before it is impossible to get it, as the survivors will have soon passed away.

C. B. Price was corporal of Company C, 37th Regiment, Virginia Infantry.

Company C was enlisted in Russell county, Va., April, 1861, went immediately to the front, and was in the war from start to finish. [From the Richmond, Va., Times-Dispatch, Jan. 12, 1904.]

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