From the Times-Dispatch, July 10, 1908.
ROSTER OF THE ALSTADT GRAYS.
Owing to the large number still living in Chesterfield county, and to the relatives and families of many who are no more, Mr. W. B. Ashbrooke has compiled a roster of the famous Alstadt Grays, who were mustered in and about Manchester. The Grays belonged to Mahone's Brigade, of Anderson's Division, of A. P. Hill's Corps, of the Army of Northern Virginia.
They were mustered into service on May 24, 1861. They surrendered at Appomattox. They took part in the charge of Mahone's Division at the battle of the Crater.
The membership of the company, as compiled, reads as follows: Captain, E. H. Flournoy; First Lieutenant, Charles Friend; Second Lieutenant, Samuel Flournoy; Third Lieutenant, David M. Goode; First Sergeant, Charles Fossey; Second Sergeant, Samuel Woodfin; Third Sergeant, J. W. Jones; Fourth Sergeant, George Woodfin; First Corporal, Cornelius Wilkinson; Second Corporal, Wesley Rudd; Third Corporal, Joseph Dorsett; Fourth Corporal, Calhoun Hawkins; Privates, J. H. Ashbrooke. Wm. B. Ashbrooke, Thomas Bailey, Joseph Bailey, James H. Bailey. John A. Bailey, William E. Bailey, Robert H. Mass, Joseph Bass, John Bass, Aaron H. Branch, Lucius Branch, Merritt Boatwrights, R. M. Cheatham, A. A. Cheatham. John F. Cheatham. William E. Cheatham. Julius C. Condrey, Lewis Dorsett, William Dorsett, A. A. Ellett, C. C. Ellett. Richard Ellett, Joseph Elam, Richard Elam,, Abner E. Fossey, David Fossey, Samuel Fossey, A. A. Ford, M. W. Ford, Samuel Flournoy, T. C. Farley, William F. Fuqua, David H. Franklin. James B. Goode, E. C. Goode, Robert Godsey, John E. Goode, J. W. Goode, W. D. Goode, Lemuel J. Goode, Charles Hancock, Newton Horner, William S. Hobson, William A. Harris, Richard Jones, John D. Jones, Samuel J. Jones, Henry Lee, John F. Martin, George O. Markham, G. A. Morris, James A. Morrissett, John Moody, James Moore, Wilson Moore, Edgar Nunnally,