HISTORY OF THE ORPHAN BRIGADE. 1019
PARTRIDGE, WILLIAM M., Daveiss County, was captured July 22, 1864, by three men, one of whom killed Maj. McCauley unnecessarily, though Partridge begged him not to shoot. When a part of the First Cavalry dashed up and were close enough to succor him, he seized his rifle and killed McCauley's slayer, and, with the dead man's gun, killed another; then collaring the third man before he could fire, he led him away prisoner.
PURCELL, WESLEY, Daveiss County, was discharged in July, 1862, and died shortly after the war.
RAY, RICHARD, Daveiss County, served to the close. Died at home shortly after the war.
RAY, ENOCH, Daveiss County, was captured Oct. 4, 1863.
SUTTON, P. W., Daveiss County, died of wound received at Mission Ridge, Dec. 25, 1863.
SPEER, W. J., Oldham County, was for awhile first sergeant; served to the close. Is now (1898) a citizen of Alton, Ky.
STOWERS, J. W., ("Chap"), Daveiss County, was killed by bushwhackers near Jamestown, Ky., during Bragg's campaign, 1862. (See Co. D, first organization.)
STOWERS, J. W., Daveiss County, served to the close. Is now (1898) a citizen of Simpson County.
TAYLOR, A. R., Daveiss County, afterward captain of Co. B, Eighth Kentucky Cavalry; served to the close. Was a member of the convention that drafted the present constitution of Missouri.
TAYLOR, JOHN, Daveiss County, died of wound June 28, 1S64, having taken part in all the engagements of his company to that time.
TABOR, JAMES, Daveiss County, was captured Jan. 24, 1863. Died many years ago.
THOMAS, JOHN, Daveiss County, served to the close. Married in Alabama just after the war, and since that time has been a citizen of that State.
THOMPSON, FRANK M., Daveiss County, was in all the engagements of his company till he was killed in battle at Louisville, Ga., Nov. 30, 1864.
TRIPLETT, GEORGE W., Owensboro, was afterward quartermaster; later a member of the Confederate Congress. Died in Owensboro about twenty years after the war.
WILLIAMS, J. D., Daveiss County. No facts as to his services known to the writer. He died at home in 1892.
WILLIAMS, J. T., Henderson County, served to the close.
WESTERFIELD, J. H., Ohio County, after serving some time in the ranks of this company (A) he became third lieutenant of Co. H, Eighth Kentucky Cavalry, and served to the close.