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mation being confirmed by a scouting party sent out to cut the telegraph wires along the railroad in the night. Breckenridge had been ordered back to the valley by General Lee as soon as he heard of Hunter's victory near Staunton, but now that my expedition had been discovered, the movement of Breckenridge's troops on the railroad was being timed to correspond with the marches of my command till Hampton could get more nearly parallel with me. On the 10th we resumed the march, passing by Twyman's store, crossing the North Anna at Carpenter's ford and encamping on the road leading along the south fork of the North Anna to Trevillian Station. During the evening and night of the 10th the boldness of the enemy's scouting parties, with which we had been coming into collision more or less every day, perceptibly increased, thus indicating the presence of a large force, and evidencing that his shorter line of march had enabled him to bring to my front a strong body of cavalry, although it
two siege-guns being in the fortifications near the bridge, under special charge of Captain Stacey, Inspector-General of the Fifteenth division, whose perseverance in overcoming the difficulties of mounting the guns, without the proper equipment, deserves the highest praise. The officers and men of my command, during these movements, bore themselves with the most soldierly behavior. I cannot speak too highly of the cavalry commands of Colonel Gray, Colonel Shanks, Captain Dickey, and Captain Twyman, for the valuable services they rendered constantly. Flegle's sharp-shooters were promptly at their post, ready at any time to do their duty as becomes their commands, as also the One Hundred and Seventh Illinois, Lieut.-Col. McCowas. The Twenty-seventh Kentucky, Lieut.-Col. J. H. Ward, also rendered efficient service south of the river — not forgetting to bring to your notice Lieut. Hales, sixth section battery Fifth Michigan, and Capt. Hall, commanding battery Thirty-third Kentucky.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Roster of Company E, Nineteenth Virginia Infantry. (search)
f age. Routt, A. P., exchanged with T. Martin to 5th Virginia Regiment, cavalry, March 24, 1865. Simms, William J., captured at Yorktown, April 26, 1862; exchanged August 5, 1862; discharged by conscript act, 1862, over thirty-five years of age. Smith, James A., enlisted May 10, 1861. Sampson, George W. Salmon, Thomas B., detailed at Chimborazo Hospital, June 8, 862. Thomas, Tazwell S., died August 3, 1862, in hospital. Taylor, John R., killed at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863. Twyman, Travis J., promoted third corporal; captured at Yorktown, April 26, 1862; exchanged August 5, 1862; wounded in battle at Brook Church, May 12, 1864. Teel, Lewis, discharged under age, July, 1861. Vaughan, William J., detailed teamster. Vaughan, Cornelius G., detailed teamster. Wood, James E., wounded in right side, July 3, 1863, at Gettysburg. Wood, Alfred T., enlisted May 10, 1861. Wood, Robert B., badly wounded, June 1, 1862, at Seven Pines. Wood, Marian, badly wounded,
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 36. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.30 (search)
ears of age. Routt, A. P., exchanged with T. Martin to Fifth Virginia Regiment, cavalry, March 24, 1865. Simms, William J., captured at Yorktown, April 26, 1862; exchanged August 5, 1862; discharged by conscript act, 1862, over 35 years of age. Smith, James A., enlisted May 10, 1861. Sampson, George W. Salmon, Thomas B., detailed at Chimborazo Hospital, June 8, 1862. Thomas, Tazwell S., died August 3, 1862, in hospital. Taylor, John R., killed at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863. Twyman, Travis J., promoted third corporal; captured at Yorktown, April 26, 1862; exchanged August 5, 1862; wounded in battle at Brook Church, May 12, 1864. Teel, Lewis, discharged under age, July, 1861. Vaughan, William J., detailed teamster. Vaughan, Cornelius G., detailed teamster. Wood, James F., wounded in right side, July 3, 1863, at Gettysburg. Wood, Alfred T., enlisted May 10, 1861. Wood, Robert B., badly wounded, June 1, 1862, at Seven Pines. Wood, Marion, badly wounded,
Fifty dollars reward. --Runaway from the subscriber, about the 1st of November last my negro man Charles. The above reward will be paid to any one who will deliver him to me, on my plantation in Ralifox county, near Barksdale's Dener, on the Richmond and Deaville railroad, or confine him in some county jail so that I can get him. He is about 5 feet 11 inches high, gingerbread color, usually wears his hair plation, and when not plaited has a full head of hair. He was bought county from Col. James W Twyman, of Madison county Va. and it is believed he is making his way to his old neighborhood. My post office in Whitlock, Halifax, Va. no 26--1s Clement R. Daeksdale.
Military. --The Clerks in the Second Auditor's, Comptroller's, Produce Loan, and War Tax offices, have organized themselves into a military company for local defence, and elected the following officers; Albert Ellery, Captain; L N Huck, 1st; R A Matthews, 2d; and W P Lawton, brevet 2d Lieutenants; R A Tompkins, 1st; Jas W Twyman, 2d; J P Barker, 3d; Henry Sparnick, 4th; and S H Boykin, 5th Sergeants; A P Butler, 1st; W S Gilman, 2d; W L Corbin, 3d; and S S Howison, 4th Corpora's. The company numbers upwards of ninety men rank and file.