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tions of 1864-1865 expeditions of Fitzhugh Lee and Rosser exploits of Gilmor and McNeill organization of thah valley, under the command of General Early, with Rosser's brigade, Thomas' brigade, Gilmor's and McNeill's part of McClanahan's battery. Reaching Moorefield, Rosser was sent to intercept a train of ninety-five wagonsunited force attempted to defend the wagons against Rosser, but gave way on the second charge and yielded the ilmor and McNeill were sent out after cattle, while Rosser destroyed the railroad and other bridges at the moucNeill, which to its great surprise encountered General Rosser with his own and two regiments of Payne's brigade, at Moorefield, Rosser being engaged in a little expedition of his own. The Federals escaped with considerable loss, and Rosser followed close upon their heels to the fortified post of New Creek, which, guided by two buildings and engines. On January 11, 1865, General Rosser made another brilliant stroke at Beverly. With
12 others from Company F, Seventh Virginia, and Company D, Eleventh Virginia, Rosser's brigade. When Fay and Hallar had reported, a night ride was at once made oveisfied his anxiety on that point by saying: To Captain McNeill, by order of General Rosser. That was so sufficient under the circumstances that the general and his a! By what authority, sir? said Crook, who had not yet risen from his bed. General Rosser, sir; Fitzhugh Lee's division of cavalry, was Vandiver's emphatic reply. General Crook rose out of his bed in astonishment, saying: Is General Rosser here? Yes, sir, said Vandiver without a moment's hesitation; I am General Rosser. We havGeneral Rosser. We have surprised and captured the town. General Crook could not gainsay the bold declaration and submitted at once. He said, in referring to the event at a later day, that Vandiver looked to him like such a man as Rosser might be, and doubtless he did. The Rangers now secured headquarter flags, and riding quietly down Baltimore st
own of Georgetown, but was compelled to retire before the Federal reinforcements. He returned with Early's army to the Shenandoah valley, and soon afterward was ordered to make a raid upon Chambersburg, Pa., and destroy it in retaliation for the destruction which attended the operations of the Federals in the valley. This duty he faithfully performed. In command of a brigade of Lomax's cavalry division he participated in the Valley campaign against Sheridan, and subsequently, attached to Rosser's division, fought before Petersburg, made a gallant struggle at the decisive battle of Five Forks, during the retreat was engaged in continuous fighting, and finally cutting his way through the Federal lines at Appomattox, brought a number of his men to Lynchburg, where he once more saved the city from rapine by repressing the efforts of the stragglers that infested the suburbs. After the close of hostilities he spent a year or two in Europe and Mexico, and then returned to Mason county, w