From the Richmond Examiner, 3/13/1866, p. 3, c. 3
ANOTHER OF THE YOUNG MARTYRS. – The remains of Willie H. Cabell, son of Dr. R. G. Cabell, of this city, who fell on the field of New Market, in one of the battles of the Valley campaigns, have been disinterred and brought to this city, and the final interment will take place this morning, at 11 o’clock, from the residence of Dr. Cabell, at 11 o’clock, from the residence of Dr. Cabell, Franklin street, between Seventh and Eighth streets. The deceased was a noble and highminded youth, and as a member of the Virginia Cadets, followed the fortunes of that organization in the part it bore in the Valley conflicts. At the battle of New Market, while making a charge under General Breckinridge, Willie Cabell was struck in the breast by a fragment of shell, and yielded up his young life to the cause. He was just entering his nineteenth year at the time of his death, and few of Richmond’s young men had presented before them a promise of greater usefulness than he.