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The twenty-seventh Virginia Regiment.

This regiment was commanded by Lieut. Col. Echols in the battle of Manassas, Col. Gordon being detained by illness. It was one of the regiments which made the forced march from Winchester, and there were only about three hundred of the whole number engaged in the fight; and out of these gallant three hundred, over one hundred were killed and wounded — a mortality scarcely known in the history of war. The following is the list:

Of the "Greenbrier Rifles," W. H. Callison. R. Scott, C. McShehon, and Michael Bowen, were killed. J. W. Gilkeson, W. H. Bouner, D. H. Bell, J. Callicon, J. W. A. Ford, G. W. Harper, Thomas Henry, L. H. Johnson, M. McMahon, Thos. Peyton and Wm. Sergeant, were wounded. Joseph W Gilkeson died from his wounds on the 25th ult.

Of the "Monroe Guards," Capt. Hugh S Tiffany, Robert Hamilton, Arch Campbell, RoCamp, Wiley Wisfield and John Conner were killed. Lieut Joseph G Wiley. C C Tiffany, David A Shanklin, G C Rutledge, John C Lynch. W S Patton, Chas A Shanklin, P Savannah, G W Foster, J H Fry, W H Jennings J W Persinger, G J Dihart and cadet C C Wight, were wounded. The first six severely, and the rest sightly.

Of the "Alleghany Roughs," J Milligan, M Quinline, and B P Stuart were killed, J P Holmes, John Karnes, J P Clarke, A H Read, M Alfred, V B Otey, S S Carpenter, Wm Branham, Wm Fudge, Jas Grady, C Lafarty. J T Baker, W D Pitzer, and J R Montague were wounded. The first five badly wounded, and the balance not dangerously.

Of the "Alleghany Rifler," George Noell, Pat Manne, and Pat Conway were killed — David Gilbert, Thomas Holvin, Christopher Fry, Cadet J W Daniel. Thomas Rose, William A Dawson, and Jacob Landes were wounded; the first three severely, and the rest not dangerously.

Captain S W Brown, of the "Greenbrier Sharp-Shooters," was the only one injured at all of the Company. He was badly wounded in the hand.

Of the "Hibernians," an Irish company from Alleghany county, cadet C. R. Morris, John A. Hall, and John Ryan were killed — Pat. Quinn, Pat. O'Donnell, and D. A Wheeler, were dangerously wounded. Nine others were severely, but not dangerously wounded.

Of the "Shriver Grays," a company from the city of Wheeling, John J. Fry and Geo. Wheeler were killed. Lieut J. W. Lady, Wm. Quarrier, Wm. Burkett, John Frederick and John Towers were wounded, the two first dangerously, and the rest not dangerously.

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