Jennings Cropper Wise, The Military History of the Virginia Military Institute from 1839 to 1865 (Lynchburg, VA: J. P. Bell Company, Inc., 1915), 434.
BOTTS, LAWSON, from Charles Town, W. Va. Colonel, 2d Va. Infantry. Died of wounds received at Second Manassas, on September 16, 1862. (Appointed by the Court to defend John Brown, at Harper’s Ferry).