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it among our soldiers.
This is a new edition, beautifully gotten up, and with some valuable additions.
Dr. Slaughter has done a valuable service in preserving this story of the life of a bright, noble, educated young man of high social position, illustrious ancestry and humble piety, who marched forth at his country's call and freely gave his brave young life for the land he loved so well.
There could be no higher tribute to this gifted young man than the following letter:
camp near Fredericksburg, December 28th, 1862.
My Dear Doctor — I have grieved most deeply at the death of your noble son. I have watched his conduct since the commencement of the war, and have pointed with pride to the patriotism, self-denial and manliness of character he has exhibited.
I had hoped that an opportunity would have occurred for the promotion he deserved; not that it would have elevated him, but have shown that his devotion to duty was appreciated by his country.
Such an opportunity would undo