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d he gave it a splendid training for the stern warfare which was to follow. He was also elected colonel of the Forty-third regiment, but declined, and was tendered the colonelship of the Second cavalry, which he refused in favor of Col. Sol Williams. After rendering valuable service in the organization of North Carolina troops, he went into the Seven Days campaign before Richmond in command as senior colonel of a brigade composed of the Forty-third, Fiftieth and Forty-fifth infantry, and Burroughs' battalion of cavalry. He behaved gallantly under fire at Malvern Hill and narrowly escaped injury, his horse being killed under him. Early in September he was commissioned brigadiergen-eral, and the Thirty-second, Forty-third, Forty-fifth, Fifty-third regiments and Second battalion were put under his command. With this brigade he remained near Drewry's bluff until December, 1862, when he was ordered to North Carolina to meet the Federal invasion. Just before the Pennsylvania campaign h