he second we heard that McClellan's whole force had surrendered.
It wasn't true.
There is much sickness among us. William Burkholder and young Allen are dead—both noble fellows.
Battle of Tazewell fought to-day.
The enemy fell back to Cumberland Gap. August 15th.
Marched out of camp in the direction of Cumberland Gap.
Next day moved up within range of enemy's siege guns.
Considerable firing during the day, but few casualties on our side.
Went into camp and remained until Morgan evacuated the Gap, then moved in. August 20th.
Left the Gap for Kentucky with General Stevenson's Division.
Next day camped at Muddy Creek.
Country mountainous, wild and barren.
The march very toilsome.
Water not to be found.
Men and horses in dreadful suffering.
Moved at dawn to creek at the foot of Big Hill to get water to cook with.
Here was received orders to join General Bragg.
On the 28th marched from Lancaster to Danville.
Staid over the 29th
d 12th Regiment.
Marshall, Polk, joined 12th Regiment.
Marshall, James, lost sight of him.
Martin, Gibson, died since the war.
Middleton, John, died since the war.
Middleton, Campbell, living at Plains, Va.
Milter, Proff, lost sight of; I think he is dead.
Mitchell, James, killed in the Wilderness.
Mitchell, John H., living at Plains (died in 1902).
Maddox, Webster, living at Oak Hill, Va. (died in 1905).
Maddox, Weadon, killed at Salem, now Marshall.
Owens, Morgan, died since the war.
O'Forton, Dr., killed at Kelley's Island.
Price, John H., living at Hillsboro, Va.
Price, James Polk, died since the war.
Porterfield, W. H. T., killed near Brandy Station, Va.
L. (Orderly Sergt.), lives at Lovettsville, Va.
Known as the Payne Legion:
H. (Orderly Sergt.), died in prison (Point Lookout).
Payne, Richard, living near Orleans, Fauquier County, Va. Payne, Robert, living near Orleans, Fauquier County, V