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of the enemy. He was one of Illinois's noble sons, and his loss is severely felt. And there was a Quartermaster-Sergeant — William S. Bean — who, like Captain Espy, chose the field of danger rather than the post of safety. He might have remained in the rear, and the breath of censure could not have touched him; but he was right where the bullets flew thickest and fastest, and did the work almost of a general in encouraging the bold and animating the timid. He was a genuine hero. Captain Wells, of the One Hundred and Thirteenth Ohio, and Lieutenant-Colonel Kinman, of the One Hundred and Fifteenth Illinois, were two of the best men, and bravest soldiers, who yielded up their lives on the twentieth, on their country's altar. And the scores of privates, corporals, and sergeants, men of families, who had left all — wife, children, home — for their country — from a pure sense of duty; young men, who left college walls, and the merchant's desk, and the plough and the anvil, al
Doc. 169.-fight at Culpeper Court-House, Va. Report of Major William Wells. headquarters First Vermont cavalry, Grove Church, Va., September 20, 1863. P. lties. I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant, William Wells, Major Commanding First Vermont Calvary. list of casualties occurring in First regiment of Vermont cavalry, September Thirteenth, 1863. Major William Wells, wounded slightly in the shoulder. Adjutant C. D. Gates, missing. Private P. Aldrich, company C, missing. Bugler A. F. Hacket, company M, missing. William Wells, Major Commanding First Vermont Cavalry. A National account Culpepuster, at the head of the First battalion of the First Vermont, commanded by Major Wells, dashed into town, driving the rebels out and capturing one piece of artille two battalions, numbering about one hundred and fifty men, under command of Major Wells, now gallantly advanced to charge under a heavy fire from the enemy's batter