the Federals and Confederates being first separated.
One deep trench was about 20 feet long, 12 feet wide and 20 feet deep, and it was filled.
I was enabled to keep up with our army, retreating to Virginia, and finally reached my home in Nottoway county, Va., about August 15th, which occasioned some surprise and rejoicing, as I had been reported dead.
Marylanders with Garnett.
At Gettysburg our company was just 100 strong—a fine body of men and officers.
We had a number of recruits and brave Capt. Camphell was killed at Five Forks, Va., April 1st, 1865.
The adjutant of our regiment, Hugh McCullough, of Maryland, was always conspicuously brave and capable.
My company G of the 18th Virginia Infantry, was raised in Nottoway county, Va., and started out 100 strong, but only 28 surrendered at Appomattox, and of these only 3 men among the original 100.
During the four years war 473 names appeared on the company roll, and these are inscribed on the Confederate monument erec