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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
e following year became an instructor in the school for deaf mutes at Talladega, Ala., his occupation at the time of the formation of the Confederacy. Resigning this position in May, 1862, he enlisted in Company F, Fifty-first Alabama regiment, Col. John T. Morgan, Martin's brigade and Wheeler's corps of cavalry, and was elected second lieutenant. He served with credit until he was captured at Murfreesboro, Tenn., June 27, 1863, after which he was imprisoned at Johnson's island until February 4, 1864, and was then held at Point Lookout for four months longer. After his exchange the impairment of eyesight caused by his imprisonment disabled him for duty and he was honorably discharged in May, 1864. He was the eldest of four brothers in the service. Thomas W. and Simeon D. served in the Eighth Georgia regiment, the latter losing his life in the Seven Days battles; and Richard V. was a member of the Fifty-first Alabama, was captured with his brother, and died in a hospital camp. Th