The Howitzers at the Bethel Church fight.
We comply with the request of a correspondent, and insert the following complimentary notice of individual members of the Howitzer corps:
From a multitude of sources I learn of the calm, cool, determined courage of a little group of our Richmond
I beg you will allow a place in your columns for an especial and individual mention of them, who so courageously and so honorably acquitted themselves in the heat of the battle at Bethel Church
. Col. Hill
, of the North Carolina Regiment, can sustain many in his testimony to their gallant stand in the most exposed position, and under the heaviest cannonading during the engagement.
, Geo. Hobson
, John Werth
, John West
, Henry Shook, Geo. Hughes
, Sergeant B. Hughes
, Frank Botts
, John Langhorne
, L. W. Timberlake
, William McCarthy
, William Caldwell
, Reuben Pleasants
, W. R. Hutcheson
, S. Pendleton
, and last, though not least, must I make mention of the youngest son of the late Dr. Micajah Clark
, whose memory lives so freshly greet, in the hearts of thousands of our citizens.
May the God of Jacob bless our Howitzer boys.