330 Southern Historical Society Papers.
[From the Richmond (Va.) Dispatch, February 9, 1896.]
COMPANY C, NINTH VIRGINIA CAVALRY, C. S. A.
ITS ROSTER AND GALLANT RECORD.
Company C, Ninth Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, was organized in Westmoreland county, and named in honor of General Harry Lee, of the Revolution, " Lee's Light Horse." It was mustered into service at Montross on May 23, 1861. The sur- vivors of the company were among the last troops engaged in action at Appomattox, and escaped from the field without surrendering. The roll is as follows:
Thomas S. Garnett, first captain, promoted colonel of Forty-eighth Virginia infantry; killed at Chancellorsville. R. L. T. Beale, second captain; twice wounded. John N. Murphy, third captain; resigned. John W. Hungerford, fourth captain; killed at Middleburg. Charles C. Robinson, fifth captain; wounded and captured at Upperville. George W. Beale, first lieutenant, twice wounded. A. G. Dade, second lieutenant; promoted major in commissary department. W. W. Murphy, second lieutenant; resigned. John T. Stewart, second lieutenant; killed in Charles City county. Lawrence Washington, second lieutenant; severely wounded. Ro. EL Lewis, second lieu- tenant, twice wounded.
Richard Washington, first sergeant; killed near Hagerstown. Stephen C. Hardwick, first sergeant; killed at Nance's Shop. Thomas W. B. Edwards, first sergeant; captured. Henry Benson, sergeant; John W. Branson, sergeant; severely wounded. Gordon F. Bowie, corporal; wounded in Charles City county. John Graham, corporal; died in service. W. C. Marmaduke, corporal; captured. John Critcher, corporal; promoted colonel, Fifteenth Virginia Cav- alry. George B. Carroll, corporal; killed at Nance's Shop. Henry C. Baker, corporal.