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from a grape shot, froth whish he died this afternoon about 2 o'clock. He was one to the best and bravest officers Georgia has ever sent to the field, and one of the most promising, morally and intellectually. He graduated a short time before the war broke out at West Point, and served some time with General Jackson, who was so much impressed by his merits that he recommended him for the appointment of Brigadier General. Indeed, young as he was, he had attracted the attention of Gen Lee, Gen Ewell, and of almost every prominent officer in the army. There is hardly an officer in the entire army who did not know the young hero. I was with him a short time before his death, and found him calm and quiet brave, resolute, and confident, yet modest and meek as a Christian warrior should be when he is brought face to face with death. Painful and grievous as this war has been, and numerous as are the offerings which have been laid upon the crimson altar of this stricken land, one can but