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In the summertime of 1862 the Civil warfare was once going badly for the North. The far-off New Mexico Territory, notwithstanding, awarded a unique scenario. After an invading military of zealous Texas Confederates received the sphere at Valverde close to fortress Craig, Colorado Volunteers fell at the Rebels at Glorieta move and beaten accomplice goals of conquering New Mexico and the some distance West.
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With a bright smile on his face, when he was struck on the forehead and instantly killed. He did not seem to fall, but sat down on a log, and his head fell back against a tree, with its full expression of the 'gaudium certaminis' on his face. After the surrender at Appomattox two officers of the Federal army, one a surgeon, told me he had been honorably buried and his grave marked. The surgeon said he had never seen so beautiful a corpse; that the color and smile were still on his face and he was sitting as he was left as if in repose, and with hardly a stain of blood or earth upon his person.
I die with full confidence in my God. " <><><><><><><><><><><><> Jimmy Moore Colonel Pate, of the Fifth Virginia Cavalry, was killed in battle on the mountain road near Richmond. Little Jimmy Moore, his orderly, only sixteen years old, rode in under a storm of bullets and brought the body out. With the assistance of another man he took it into Dr. Shepherd's house, and had only time to pin a piece of paper with his name upon it to the breast when the enemy charged into the yard. , December 24, 1845.
Page 8 Contents Page Introduction 13 An Old "Gray Coat" of "Tan Color" 177 Another "Youngest Soldier" 181 Battle, Augusta's 127 "Baylor's Boys" 165 Beall, Henry D. 222 Beasley, Peter R. 194 Berkeley, Carter 71 Boag, Edward, an English Boy 73 Bowly, William Hollins 146 Boy from Bee's Brigade 193 Boys of Cane Hill College 208 Braddock, Charles L. 147 Bradley, Randolph 202 Brave Boy's Answer, A. 37 Brooke, Francis Taliaferro 126 Brother Against Brother 54 Bush, T. G. 178 Cabell, William H. 28 Can't Leave if the Battle is to Begin 175 Claiborne, T.