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The Black Horse Troop. [from the Richmond (Va.) times, Feb. 23, 1896.] the members of the House of Delegates, who served in the famous body. Pilcher, Lewis and Talliaferro. All fade enviable Records in the daring and gallant band of soldiers-a brief Sketch of the Black Horse and its commanders. One of the most gallant, serviceable, and picturesque contingents of the Army of Northern Virginia, was that famous company of cavalry known as the Black Horse Troop, which won such bright laurels for its daring exploits, and the valuable information and aid it rendeered the Confederate commanders in some of the greatest engagements of the Civil war. In many respects it was a remarable body of men, composed as it was, of handsome, strapping, debonair Virginians, admirably horsed and equipped, in whose natures the spirit of chivalry was an abiding trait that marked the flight of their banner from the outbreak to the close of the war. They wielded their sabres like the cuirassiers of