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Birth: Jan. 24, 1836, Virginia.
Death: Apr. 7, 1883, Giles County, Virginia.
Wife: Frances McDonald Bane (1846 - 1923.)
Burial: First Bane Cemetery, Giles County, Virginia.
Captain Bane and Lieutenant Stone, and fifteen men left the field a little after 9 o'clock at night, carrying one of the wounded, George Knoll, who had an ankle bone fractured. Knoll was borne on the back of Isaac Hare a mile or more to the hospital in Boonsboro.
The officers and men of Company D who went into the battle of Boonsboro were Capt. R. H. Bane, Lieut. E. M. Stone; men of the line, Travis Burton, John R. Crawford, James Cole, John S. Dudley, John A. Hale, Isaac Hare, B. L. Hoge, J. J. Hurt, John F. Jones, David E. Johnston, George Knoll, John Meadows, T. P. Mays, W. W. Munsey, William D. Peters, W. H. H. Snidow, R. M. Stafford, Thomas S. Taylor and A. J. Thompson. The- cook in Company D, Alexander Bolton, remained with the supply trains and was not in the engagement.
No. 5. R. H. Bane, sergeant; elected first lieutenant at reorganization, April, 1862; promoted captain on death of Blackard; wounded at First Battle of Manassas; led the company for the remainder of the war ; died since the war.