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In endeavoring to stop those who were retiring from the field, I had occasion to point them to the gallant stand made by Ramseur with his small party, and if his spirit could have animated those who left him thus battling the 19th of October would have had a far different history.
He met the death of a hero, and with his fall the last hope of saving the day was lost! General Ramseur was a soldier of whom his State has reason to be proud—he was brave, chivalrous, and capable.
Ge some who wore the same uniform and served in the same holy cause as himself.
His last moments were peaceful; his wounds were painful, but his hope in Christ led him to endure all patiently.
He received his mortal wound yesterday afternoon (October 19th) between the hours of 5 and 6 P. M. at the post of honor and of danger, where he always was. Our troops had fallen back a short distance but had reformed, and were stubbornly contesting a position on a hill which the enemy attacked from three