Suffolk Christian Sun
November 11, 1864
AND ISLE OF WIGHT SOLDIERS
casualties have been reported to us among the soldiers from these
counties. Those wounded in the recent
engagements are doing well.
We learn that
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas E. Upshaw, of the 13th Virginia cavalry,
has tendered his resignation and it has been accepted.
Captain Solomon B.
Eley, being the senior Captain, is now in command of
the 16th Virginia Regiment and companies A and B of the 16th
Regiment have been thrown together for the present, under command of Captain L.
R. Kilby. No
officers were left in company A after the fight of the 27th. Company I, in the 41st Regiment,
has also been thrown for the present with some other company.
by Sharon Strout]