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[459] was cut down, but not until he had made several very ugly cuts with his sabre upon the men of the Fourth, and fell bleeding from his horse. His gallantry won the admiration of my men, and, as he was recognized as a Mason, and seemed to be a sort of a ‘head devil’ among that fraternity, Capt. Henry Lee of my staff took him in charge, treated him kindly, and reported him ‘all right and accounted for.’ (Lee being a Mason.) The Masons—of which body I was not a member—seemed to be active in my brigade, and frequently seemed interested in people that I did not appreciate as they did.

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