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The Daily Dispatch: March 31, 1862., [Electronic resource],
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Lieut Jaik Heth. It was said in our columns the other day that this officer was the stepson of the late Frederick Boyden. This is a mistake. He was the son of the late Beverly Heth, of Powhatan, his mother having been a daughter of the late Robert Gusthmey of this city. Lieut. Heth was about twenty-two years old. He was a remarkably fine, high-spirited youth, full of fire, patriotism, and enthusiasm for the cause. He had an excellent mind, much improved by reading, to which he had be
by his generics temper and fenceless character, were enthusiastically devoted to him.
We have hitherto spoken of Lieut. Heth in the past tense.
There is a hope, however, that he is still alive.
One of his relatives received a dispatch announ esided since he was three years old.--May he be restored to them, and to the service of which he was an ornament.
Lieut. Heth was (or 1) a first cousin of General Henry Heth, of the Confederate service.
P. S.--We regret to say that from in