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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.43 (search)
otal rank and file,145 —-- Killed in battle,28 Wounded (sometimes twice and more),47 Died in service,20 —-- 95 Of the enlisted men of 1861-‘62, who went through the war, only five escaped unhurt, and two of these were detailed men. At the battle of Gaines' Mill and Frazier's Farm the company had thirty-nine out of forty-five killed and wounded. At the battle of Gettysburg, out of thirty-six, rank and file, eleven were killed and nineteen wounded. At Sailor's Creek Captain Archer Campbell—the fourth and last commander of the company—was killed in the act of surrendering. At Appomattox one lieutenant and several of the men who escaped at Sailor's Creek were included in the surrender. Colonel R. E. Withers, the first commander of the 18th Regiment, said of this company: A company which never failed in the hour of trial, and was always to be depended on. Colonel H. A. Carrington, successor to Colonel Withers, said of it: One of truest and most gallant compa