, the commandant of a portion of Lincoln
's forces at Phillippi
, was shot by Archey McCllntic.
of the Bath Cavalry
, Capt. Richards
and Foxall Dangerfield
(brothers), and Archey McClintic
, soldiers of the Bath Cavalry
, were at the bridge when a horse belonging to their company dashed through the bridge without its rider, whereupon these soldiers attempted to cross the bridge for the purpose of seeing what had been the fate of the owner of the riderless horse, when they were met by a portion of the enemy, led on by Col. Kelley
As they met, Archey McClintic
with a pistol.
Seeing that they would be overcome by the number of the enemy, this gallant trio wheeled and retreated through the bridge.
As they were retreating, they heard the enemy exclaim; ‘"Shoot the c — d rascal on the white horse?"’ meaning McClintic
, who had shot Kelly
They fired, and broke the leg of Leroy P. Dangerfield
was able to unhorse the Colonel
of a regiment with an old pistol, we hope that no soldier will disdain to use the old-fashioned pistol.
They are as good as any, if in proper hands.--Staunton Spectator.