City Battalion, Richmond, Va. 323
Who listen to their storied deeds,
To them sublimely grand Then glory shall award its meed
Of praise to Banks' band, And fame proclaim that they alone
(In triumph's loudest note) May wear henceforth, for valor shown,
A woman's petticoat!
[From the Richmond, Va., Times-Dispatch, February 14, 1901.]
CITY BATTALION, RICHMOND, VA.
Roster of Officers of the Twenty-fiifth Battalion of Infantry.
Editor of the Times- Dispatch:
Sir, Will you kindly tell me what company Captain Cocke commanded during the latter part of the Confederate war ? I think it was a city battalion, of Richmond. P. C. W.
See the roster following, which we give as a matter of general in- terest:
OFFICERS OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH BATTALION VIRGINIA INFANTRY.
Wyatt M. Elliott, Major and Lieutenant-Colonel.
Louis J. Bossieux, Major.
Thomas L. Bondurant, Assistant Surgeon and Surgeon.
Oscar R. Hough, Adjutant.
Jesse P. Hope, Surgeon.
Joseph A. Baden, Assistant Surgeon.
Henry C. Shent, Assistant Surgeon.
Thaddeus B. Starke, Assistant Quartermaster.
Benjamin F. Cocke, Acting Adjutant.
John E. Bradley, Ensign.