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How A Warrior Dies

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Paris, Aug. 11. The Moniteur gives tho followiug account ol the death of General Douay at the battle of Wissemburg : Th o Gonoral was from the bezinning iu the thiokest of the fight. When he naw the day was lost, afier he liad done all tliat he could t retricve it, wben not eveu a battalion was left him, he called his iiida one by one, gave them orders nod sent them away. The old guard dies. As soon as the laei one was gone, the G-oceral spurring his horse, rode somc distauce to tho front, dismounted, nd takin a pistol from the holster shot i o animal. Tlien around, lie .owly walked towards tho enemy. His oldiers vuicly ti ied to htop hini. Amid ie terrible íiring he deliberately walked n. Tho retrcuting soldiers, arouscd by ie spict:iclo, turncd npaiu upon t!ie ntiny, but feil in heaps arouud their ienerai, wlio still prossed forward. Anther trenieiitious disohargo from the neiny, aod Geueral Douiy ulinost alone, ell Joud.


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