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that life became extinct only a little before dawn. What a powerful man he has been, said the steward, as he touched the large, broad thumb, that was no more to cover the vent of his gun. A grave was dug beneath a mulberry tree in a little vale south of the hospital, and not far from the spot whence his company departed to move to the front on the 1st. As his comrades were about to deposit the remains in their last resting-place, a chaplain was seen riding into the little glen; the messmate of the departed comrade, saluting the clergyman, besought his services, and the chaplain, responding, officiated in a manner that won the hearts of the boys who stood around him. Comrade Morse was killed June 5; just one week later, the two armies in their fortifications having been grimly confronting each other the while, the Army of the Potomac moved by the left flank rapidly down the Chickahominy, and passed over by its lower crossings, speedily through Charles City County to the James.
Chapter 15: Before Petersburg flank movement cross the James incidents of the siege Wilson's raid Reams Station Sixth Corps sent to Washington affair at the Monocacy Fort Stevens pursuit of Early up Loudon Valley and through Snicker's Gap military execution return to Tenallytown marches and countermarches up the Valley Sheridan in the Valley The march through the bottom lands of the Chickahominy, and over the fields of Charles City County, was uneventful, and, except that the weather was less sultry, and it was an advance movement, would remind one of the march down the peninsula, in the summer of 1862. It was, we believe, on the 5th of June, that, begrimed with dust and perspiration, we reached a point opposite Charles City courthouse, where the James burst upon our view, glistening in the sun like polished steel. What a spectacle met our view! A seemingly endless, living, moving mass, of which we were a part, reached across the broad river skirtin