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said, Go to some one else; you cannot save me. The boy-lieutenant of the 15th, John William Grout of Worcester, barely eighteen and fresh from a military school, took a load of wounded across the stream, under fire, returned for another, sent it off while he remained, then went to his colonel and asked, Is there anything more that I can do? and, on being told that there was nothing, swam the stream himself and was shot and killed when half-way across. Dr. Haven of the same regiment and Dr. Hayward of the 20th decided, as the former wrote afterwards, to remain and be taken, and get off what men we could. See memoirs of Grout and Haven in Marvin's Worcester in the War, pp. 456, 468. Capt. Moses W. Gatchell (15th Mass.) was also killed. Major-General Stone, in his official report, pays the highest tribute to the behavior of Colonel Devens and his command, as exhibiting every proof of high courage and good discipline, and attributes the entire calamity to the fact that the cavalr