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was killed by a buckshot which entered his heart.
When found, there was no blood upon his person, but when his clothing was opened, a little round hole was discovered in his side, showing what had caused his death.
He was quite boyish looking and in the short time he had been with the company had won its love and respect.
Joseph H. Hervey
, of Co. C, was a Georgetown boy, popular in the company and a model soldier, His body was found, after the battle, in the ‘Clump of Trees’ where the battle had raged the fiercest.
It was terribly mangled by a solid shot.
, of Co. K, received his wound just as the ine of Pickett
's men broke, under the terrible fire trained upon them.
could not restrain his enthusiasm at the spectacle, and, jumping to the top of a little ridge in front of his company, he waved his arms and shouted: ‘They've broke, boys!
There they go!
See 'em run!’
As he cried out in his excitement, a rebel bullet found lodgment in the back of his neck and he dropped.
In an official report, made in 1878, Col. Devereux