Eighteenth Virginia regiment.
To the Editors of the Dispatch:
I send you the casually that of the 18th Virginia, in the engagement near Williamsburg
, May 5th, 1862, which you will please publish for the benefit of those having relatives and friends in the regiment.
The regiment went into action about 20 minutes to 11 and remained until dark, commanded by Lieut. Col. H. A. Carrington
Company A. Capt J. A. Holland
--Killed: Sergeant Jas
Wounded: Sergeant Jacob Wolf
, dangerously; Coronal John W Travis
, in hand; Privates
W H Maccuhelmer, arm broken; S T. Moole
, in arm; C. B Moore
, in hand; Wm. H Page, in leg; J W Tucker
, in hip; S. T Vass
, in hand; Wm. Vaughn
, in arm and hand: Wm. E Watson
, in shoulder.
Company B, Capt. T. D. Claiborne
--Killed a Lieut. Archibald Pleasants
, and Private John E. Epperson
Wounded: Privates Marshall Compton
, in head; E. M. Pace
, in foot; John T. Townsend
, three fingers shot off; H. E. Wootten
, one finger shot off, Geo. W. Yarborough
, leg broken.
Company C, Capt
H T Ovan — Killed Privates Upson A. Robinson
O Watson Wounded: Lieut.
A A Watkins, thumb shot off; Sergeant Chas
, in hand; Privates Jno. A. Allen
, in leg; Wm. J. Davis
, shot through both legs, one broken; James
A Robinson, in head; T P Robinson
, in foot; Y W Dalton
, in arm; R T Jones
Missing; Sergeant Richard
Company D, Capt. E. G. Hall
--Killed: Sergeant Henry Read
T H Brightwell
, in hand; Privates
E. A Chick, in side; J T. Gallager
, in face.
G W Adams
and R C Moore
Company F, Capt. Randolph Harrison
--Killed: Color Sergeant Solon
A Boston. --Wounded, John H Barker
, in hand.
Company F. Capt.
R A Bookers Killed Sergeant
A M Hughes
A L Faris
, dangerously: R P Mayon slightly.--Missing: Private
B J Haney
Company G, Capt. Richard Irby
--Wounded: Corporal John H. Gill
, slightly in arm,
Company H, Capt. Wm
. T Johnson
— Wounded: Sergeant Jos
, slightly in head Missing: Private John
L L Fore.
Company I, Capt.
E. D Oliver
— Killed: Private Jon. T. Lewis
wounded: Lieut. Geo
, in head; Sergeant Isaac N. Dodson
, in knee; Sergeant Wm. T. Hubbard
, in head; Sergeant Jas. Jennings
, in thighs; Corporal P D Owen
, in head; Privates Wm
, in arm; Jackson
, in arm. Missing Privates Miles O Abbott
, Enoch R Johnson
, E O Wade
Company K, Capt Matthew Lyle
--Wounded: Corporal C A Keesee, dangerously; Privates
J. M Danson, in face, C R Hudson
, is thigh; J H Jeffries
, thigh broken; T M Jones
, in face; T Price
, in back; B W Spencer
, in arm; W S Spencer
, in shoulder; R H Taylor
, in thigh; C. H. Wilkes
, slightly in breast.
Sergeant Major Price
, wounded in hand.
Very respectfully, yours,
A. Adjutant 18th Virginia.