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the Christian church (a Mr. Wellon), in a spring wagon, looking for wounded men came up, and, with the assistance of Sergeant Izler, took me to the South Carolina hospital in Petersburg. As we were leaving the field we met Lieutenant Shuler, of Company F, in charge of some men who had gotten off the cars when we were on the way to Wilmington and remained temporarily behind to bid their friends adieu. The last order which I ever gave to any part of the regiment was that these men be released from arrest and join their companies at once. We lost in killed and wounded in this the last engagement in which I had the honor of commanding the Twenty-fifth South Carolina volunteers, the regiment which I loved so much, and the men of which, I feel sure, had as high a regard for me, the following officers and men.
Lieutenant-Colonel John G. Pressley severely wounded in shoulder.
Company A. Killed : Privates, J. J. Small and D. A. Mahoney. Wounded : Sergeant W. D. Cochett, severely in wrist ; privates T. B. Chapman, slightly in the head ; W. B. Cowperthwaite, severely in the head ; J. M. Mellichamp, slightly in arm ; C. Provost, slightly in shoulder ; W. H. Steinmeyer, severely in shoulder ; L. B. Love- green, slightly in head.
Company B. Killed : E. B. Tharin.
Company C. Wounded : Private D. S. Wilson, slightly in arm and breast.
Company D. Wounded : Private W. D. Beverly, severely.
Company E. Killed: Privates Thomas Ryan and R. W. Owens. Wounded : Sergeant J. F. Sanders, slightly in two places ; Corporal John Manning, severely in leg ; privates John Boyce, slightly ; A. Vocelle, slightly in thigh ; S. Wetherhorn, slightly in abdomen.
Company F. Killed: Private R. D. Zimmerman. Wounded: Captain Martin A. Sellers, slightly in arm ; Color Corporal J. W. Myers, mortally in abdomen ; Corporal John Pritchett, mortally in abdomen ; Corporal T. W. Ulmer, severely in temple ; privates H. F. Dantzler, slightly in leg ; H. Griffin, slightly in breast ; J. Jones, slightly in breast ; E. B. Stroke, slightly in arm.
Company G. Killed: Sergeant J. E. Rast ; private L. W.Jen- kins. Wounded : Privates E. E. Inabinet, severely in leg ; J. M. O* Holman, slightly ; E. Ott, slightly in head ; S. R. Hall, severely in leg.
Company H. Killed : Private G. M. Howard. Wounded : Ser- geant R. A. Horton, severely in hand ; J. H. Pricket, slightly in head ; W. H. Matthews, slightly in thigh.
Company I. Wounded : Sergeant R. F. Ridgway, severely in