accounts for only twenty men being in action of 30th at Honey Hill.
Company K—W. B. Peeples, captain; W. H. Hewlett, first lieutenant; Richard Johnson, second lieutenant (absent on special service); M. A. Rountree, third lieutenant (from Barnwell county); 75 men. Lieutenant Rountree states that Company K was under orders for Georgia; arrived at Grahamville evening 28th and bivouacked; hearing of landing on 29th, Captain Peeples, without waiting for orders, led his company promptly to the frr three hours, Captain Peeples was on that front line, and his cool courage and untiring ceaseless energy accomplished wonderful results.
Captain Peeples survived the war, and lived for many years an honored and highly esteemed citizen of Barnwell county, holding offices of responsibility and trust to the satisfaction of his constituents.
His death was universally regretted.
It is a privilege, which I highly appreciate, that has enabled me, even at this late period, to write a line in memo