, and also to General George H. Steuart, by James Clark, asking to be transferred as cavalry to the the Maryland Line.
The result is thus noted in my diary: Monday, 5, 12, ‘62.-Company to be mustered out on Wednesday; Company Q (the title assumed by the minority, in jest rather,) is to be transferred to-morrow.
Tuesday, 5, 13, ‘62.-Lieutenant Bond returned from Richmond; Company Q transferred and move towards Richmond; Company K discharged.
The next movement of Company Q is recorded in Goldsborough's History of the Maryland line, p. 197. On the 15th of May, 1861, (Thursday), eighteen of the thirty-one assembled at Richmond and organized Company A, the nucleus of the First Maryland cavalry; and the following officers were elected: Captain, Ridgeley Brown; First Lieutenant, Frank A. Bond; Second Lieutenant, Thomas Griffith; Third Lieutenant, James A. Ventris Pue.
The subsequent history of this company is already recorded by Major Goldsborough.
During its connecti n with the First