George M Neese was a gunner in Chew's Battery Horse Artillery which eventually became part of the Laurel Brigade under Stonewall Jackson's command. Neese's memoirs were published in 1911. His recollections comprise an accounting of the battery from December 1861 through their capture October 8, 1864 in the Shenandoah Valley, imprisonment at Point Lookout, and release June 29, 1865.
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