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At First Manassas, Seven Pines, the Seven Days Battle,
Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg,
Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville
and Gettysburg.
His fiery, yet ‘cheerful courage’ was everywhere conspicuous,
And the only fault imputed to him by his superior was
‘A too reckless exposure of his person,’

Thrice wounded at Sharpsburg, he refused to leave the field,
And remained in command of his regiment until the end of that
sanguinary engagement.

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