Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 1.33, section c.1.33.3, page 55 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
...e was sent to the Georgia Military Institute, at Marietta, where he remained till January 3, 1861, when he laid aside school books and took up the rifle and sword, the South having cut loose from the United States .
He took part with the Georgia troops in the seizure of Port Pulaski, a few days later enrolling as second lieutenant in the 1st Georgia Regulars.
He made for himself such a record at Port Pulask...
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