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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) 6 0 Browse Search
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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)
children: David S., a practicing physician in Georgetown, S. C., also holding the position of county physician; and Elizabeth, the daughter, now at home. Abiah Milton Blake, son of William N. and Elizabeth (Wier) Blake, was a native of Greenwood, S. C., where he was reared and educated. He was engaged in farming when the war bBlake, was a native of Greenwood, S. C., where he was reared and educated. He was engaged in farming when the war began, and being above the military age, did not enlist at once. But when it became evident that the struggle was a desperate one and that the Confederacy, in order to have any hope of success, must call upon every able-bodied man regardless of age, he cheerfully responded to his country's appeal and volunteered in the State forcesard, supported by the endurance and valor of his troops, to hold Charleston, the neighboring islands and the line of railroad between that city and Savannah, and Mr. Blake had the honor of being one of the brave defenders along this important part of the general line of defense. When the war ended he returned to his home and resum