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all of you who hear me, take warning from me. I have been a Confederate soldier four years and have served my country faithfully. I am now to be shot for what other men have done, that I had no hand in, and know nothing about. I never was a guerrilla, and I am sorry to be shot for what I had nothing to do with, and what I am not guilty of. When I took a prisoner I always treated him kindly, and never harmed a man after he surrendered. I hope God will take me to his bosom when I am dead. O. Lord be with me." While the sergeant was bandaging his eyes Minniken said--"Sergeant, I don't blame you. I hope we will all meet in Heaven. Boys, when you kill me, kill me dead." The eyes of all being bandaged, they bade each other farewell. "Good bye, George, " said one; "Farewell, Nicholas," said another; "Good bye, Blackburn," uttered several; and two or three of them said, "Boys, farewell to you all; the Lord have mercy on our poor souls." The firing party was about ten paces