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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)
ent and treasurer of the Pelzer manufacturing company, was born in Charleston, S. C., October 26, 1848, being the son of the Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D., pastor of the Second Presbyterian church of Charleston for forty-four years, and grandson of James Adger, a prominent merchant of Charleston. At the age of sixteen, in November, 1864, he volunteered in Company B, Third South Carolina militia, as third sergeant, Col. A. D. Goodwyn. In June, 1865, by order of Governor Magrath, he was transferred to Congress and suggest such legislation as may be deemed best. J. Adger Smyth, mayor of Charleston, was born at that city in 1838, son of Rev. Thomas Smyth, for forty years pastor of the Second Presbyterian church. His mother's father was James Adger, a lieutenant in the war of 1812, and her grandfather was Maj. Robert Ellison, of the continental army, who was captured by the British and confined for some time at Charleston with Isaac Hayne, who became a martyr to the cause of independence