Fraternity called to order by Bro Shearer Proedros
Prayer by Chaplain
Rolled [sic] called & Bros Davidson, Estill, Hale, Massie
Payne & Shearer were present.
Minutes read & stood approved--
No communications--War! War!! War!!!
Farewell addresses were made by Bro's Estill, Hale
Payne & Shearer, which were offered & received with a great
deal of feeling--It was stated that these 4 or 5 P. K.'s
in the R'd Howitzers, 7 or 8 in the Rockbridge Dragoons
panies--The question arose as to whether, if we should
meet a P. K. in an opposing army, wh[ether] we should raise
our hand against him. Decided that we should not
but if he were captured, to take the best care possible
Whereupon the present minutes were read & stood ap-
Fraternity adjourned in P.K.P.
adjourned Sine die--
R. B. Shearer
E. B. Massie
The following members
only were let at College
Sam. Hale, Rocky Mount--Franklin Co. Va
Rich. B. Shearer Spout Spring, Appomattox Co. Va
E. B. Massie, Waynesboro' Augusta Co. Va.
Address inquiries to the above....
CSA Captain Richard Baxter Shearer fell at Monocacy in 1864
Edwin Blackwell Massie served in Capt Carrington's Co, Va Lt.Arty.(Charlottesville Artillery)and later farmed in Albemarle County, Va.
CSA Captain Samuel Hale fell at Spotsylvania Court House
The fraternity did not meet again until Confederate veteran and acting Proedros Frank Preston convened a meeting November 2, 1865.