cidentally with Colonel Crogan in his defense of Fort Harrison.
During this war he married my mother (Margaret L. Adair), who was the fifth daughter of Major-General John Adair, of Mercer county, Kentucky.
He had previously been married to Miss Nancy Bell, by whom he had three children—Musadora, Rufus King and Caroline.
In the second marriage there were born Nancy Bell, Catharine Adair, John Adair, (who died in infancy,) James Patton, John Adair, (who died in 1858,) Thomas Scott and Butler PNancy Bell, Catharine Adair, John Adair, (who died in infancy,) James Patton, John Adair, (who died in 1858,) Thomas Scott and Butler Preston.
When I was an infant my father removed from the town of Winchester to his farm, Craggy Hope, about six miles distant, where he resided till his death, in April, 1831.
When about eight years old I was sent for a short time to a country school near home, where I learned the alphabet and began to spell and read.
Soon after my father's death my mother returned with her six children to her father's in Mercer county, Kentucky.
My brother John Adair and myself were soon after sent to the h
Adkins, Captain, Sim, 205.
Ainsworth, colonel F. C.. 119.
Alabama, What she did, 249.
Allen, Governor Henry W., 43.
Allen, Colonel James H., 357.
Anderson, General, Patton, Autobiography of, 57; his several commands, 71; his reluctance to surrender, 72; Wm Preston, 57.
Antietam, Casualties in Battle of, 143.
Bantz, Captain T. J., 248.
Barrett, Colonel Theodore H., 309.
Barth, Captain J. C., 233.
Beale, Colonel R. L. T., 213.
Beaver Dam Creek, Battle of, 142.
Bell, Ann or Nancy, 57.
Berkeley, Major W. N., 87.
Black Horse Troop, Officers and gallant record of, 218.
Blair, Francis P., 53.
Blockade Running, 36; Exploits at Charleston, surviving commanders, 157, 225; narrative of James Sprunt; names of vessels and commanders, 161, 227, 228; flush times of, 229.
Bonneau, Captain F. N., 225.
Boynton, General H. V., 94.
Bragg, General, Braxton, 92.
Breckenridge, General J. C. Bitter feeling between him and General Bragg, 68.
Breedlove, J. W.,