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The dead. --The body of the lamented Col. Dreux, of New Orleans, and that of Mr. Hackett, of Shreveport, Louisiana--the one Commander, the other a member of the battalion of Louisiana Cadets, who lost their lives recently on the Peninsula, were brought to this city yesterday evening, via York River Railroad, attended by a guard of honor en route for Louisiana.
The Daily Dispatch: July 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Red Sulphur Springs and the Giles county Volunteers. (search)
Letter from "Oats."the affair near Newport News--Colonel Dreux's remains-some words to the ladies of Richmond.[special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Camp Page, July 8, 1861. I was in Yorktown yesterday afternoon, for the purpose of attending Divine service, and learned some things from a conversation with parties who wdashing madly away, left them on the field, behaved just as such men were expected to do by all who know their merits and their metal. The fall of the lamented Col. Dreux by fire from an ambuscade, threw the small force accompanying him into momentary confusion. The Howitzer men, with true spirit, drew their revolvers, and calliys stood their ground nobly and bravely, and whipped back the enemy. The infantry, and whipped back the enemy. The infantry and Howitzers it was who recovered Col. Dreux's body. A metallic coffin arrived on yesterday at Yorktown, to receive the remains of that brave and lamented officer. They were just making preparations