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The famous Lee Rangers. [from the Richmond (Va) Dispatch, Feb'y 2, 1896.]

The organization, service, and Roster of this Company.

This company was organized at West Point, King William county, Virginia, in June, 1861, with the following commissioned officers: Captain, William H. F. Lee; First Lieutenant, Beverley B. Douglas; Second Lieutenant, James Pollard.

From West Point the company marched to camp of instruction for cavalry (at Ashland, Hanover county), where, after being drilled for several weeks by Colonels Field and Lomax, it was ordered to northwestern Virginia, where it spent the winter of 1861-‘62. In the latter part of the winter of 1862, it was ordered to Fredericksburg, where we were regularly drilled until the campaign opened in the spring, when the Ninth Regiment Virginia Cavalry was organized with the following ten companies: [291]

Company A, Stafford county, Va.; Company B, Caroline county, Va.; Company C, Westmoreland county, Va.; Company D, Lancaster county, Va.; Company E, Spotsylvania county, Va.; Company F, Essex county, Va.; Company G, Lunenburg county, Va.; Company H, Lee Rangers, Virginia and other States and counties; Company I, King George county, Va.; Company K, Richmond county, Va.

The following is the roll of Company H, Ninth Virginia Cavalry (Lee Rangers), from June, 1861, to April, 1865:

CaptainsWilliam H. F. Lee, dead, B. B. Douglas, dead, Thomas W. Haynes, dead.

First LieutenantsWilliam V. Croxton, James Pollard, dead.

Second LieutenantThomas J. Christian.

Junior Second LieutenantsGeorge W. Bassett, dead, John A. Cullen, dead.

First SergeantsFleming Meredith, James Allison, killed, Ro. G. Howerton, dead, John L. Slaughter, F. R. Burke, killed, Benjamin T. Williamson, dead, A. H. Jones, William H. Mitchell, dead, William T. Robins, Sr., dead.

CorporalsHansford Anderson, John W. Bush, Charles H. Harrison, Alfred Morrison, John Ellis, killed, John Pemberton, killed, John Toole, killed, P. P. Moore.

PrivatesRichard Apperson, Peter Anderson, killed, F. H. Blackburn, W. H. Berkeley, dead, William W. Berkeley, Vivian G. Boulware, Aubine L. Boulware, Wickliffe Boulware, killed, R. H. Burruss,——Beadles, A. M. Broach, dead, H. C. Brock, James Burgess, killed,—— Bagby, killed, James A. Callis, James W. Campbell, James I. Casey, dead, John L. Cardwell, Charles H. Cooke, Richard Crouch, Thomas L. Crouch, dead, —— Clements, killed, William H. Clements, dead, Clayton, S. D. Chamberlayne, dead, Edward Davis, Smith Davis, dead, A. B. Dabney, dead, Ed. A. Duncan, dead, Richard R. Dunstan, dead, Herbert Deans, Harvey Dew, Boone Dew, killed, Julian T. Edwards, P. C. Edwards, Kleber Edwards, Ed. F. Eubank, W. S. Eubank, Joseph Figg, dead, William M. Gary, Jr., James H. Gary, Charles M. Gatewood, dead, William L. Garrett, John G. Gouldin, William Gregory, Rodger Gregory, J. C. Gregory, Oscar Gresham, Walter Gresham, R. B. Gwathmey, killed, Travis Harwood, Walker A. Hawes, Joseph Hay, Charles B. Habliston, dead, Fred. H. [292] Habliston, Thomas E. Henshaw, dead, William T. Howerton, dead, Robert C. Hill, John Hill, A. B. Hill, E. P. Hodges, killed, Thos. J. Horsey, dead, Lucien Jackson, James P. Jeter, Edward Jacobs, dead, Walter S. Jones, John S. Knote, dead, Miles C. King, James B. Kent, William P. Kemp, dead, A. E. Kinsela, Charles P. Layton, John B. Lacy, killed, John P. Lacy, James I. Littlepage, dead, John C. Littlepage, H. H. Littlepage, killed, Joseph Lee, William J. Leigh, dead, Richard Leftwich, Cornelius Lukhard, S. H. Lukhard, William A. Logan, Cornelius Martin, dead, Samuel J. Martin, dead, John Mann, Alex. Martin, dead, Ernest S. Martin, William B. Martin, Lee B. Martin, killed, Hamilton Martin, dead, Robert Mitchell, A. T. Mooklar, A. Miles, Robert Morris, dead, Cyrus Mellow, Charles Mills, Hasalom Nuthall, J. I. Newman, dead, James Noel, John Noel, dead, Edward Paw, dead, John Paw, dead, R. C. Pemberton, E. S. Pollard, E. L. Powell, dead, Matt. Reynolds, James A. Robins, L. M. Robinson, Robert S. Ryland, Josiah Ryland, Jr., Caleb Ross, dead, William T. Robins, William H. Robb, dead, Charles P. Rust, Robert D. Saunders, Richard H. Shelly, John Saunders, Thomas P. Satterwhite, L. D. Sizer, dead, Pulaski Sutten, dead,——Swope, David Straughan, Braxton Selden, killed, Granville Skelton, John P. Taylor, Robert T. Tebbs, dead, John Trant, Logan D. Turner, Beverly Turner, Tazewell Thompson, George Tyler, Thomas L. Taylor, Edmund P. Taylor, killed, William P. Taylor, L. M. Tuck, Spencer R. Waring, Warren N. Williams, James A. White, Lawson E. Waring, Straughan Wilson, killed, Robert J. Washington, Benjamin T. Williamson, dead.

Twenty-six men were killed or died from wounds. [From the Richmond (Va.) Dispatch, February 2, 1896.]

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