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ha county, where, as the partner of George W. Summers, and by the application of his own brilliant intellect, he soon attained a high position at the bar. When the war broke out, however, he was among the first to offer his services to his country. In an arduous campaign in Western Virginia he greatly distinguished himself, and was badly wounded at the battle of Scary. As soon as he recovered he again took the field, and was in command of our forces at White Sulphur Springs which defeated Averill in the summer of 1863. In many battles in which he was subsequently engaged he proved his bravery and his fitness to command. The South could ill afford to lose such a man in a period like the present; but he has left behind him an honorable name, and his memory will be cherished by all who entertain respect for courage, manliness and high-toned chivalry. Colonel Patton was not probably more than thirty years of age, but he had achieved a reputation of which many older officers might be
Yankee reports of operations in the Valley — Averill relieved from duty. We find in the Heraldportant heights in front of the centre, while Averill's division of cavalry attacked and drove the uring the day, was transferred in the rear of Averill's division to the enemy's extreme left. At five in the afternoon, Crook and Averill stormed and carried the works of the enemy, the cavalry leas attacked, followed by the Nineteenth, while Averill swept along the base of the North mountain ouar was overtaken near Hawkins's bridge by General Averill, with a cavalry division and the brigade ntire force was found in possession. General Averill was relieved from duty with his division hought that some question of rank between General Averill and General Torbert is involved, the form chief of cavalry of this military division. Averill's division officers and men exhibited their ds and many expressions of affection. General Averill called the officers together and addresse