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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)
son, Whitfield Brooks. The latter married Mary Parsons Carroll, and one of their sons was Preston S. Brooks, congressman previous to the Confederate era. James Carroll Brooks, father of Ulysses Robert, married a daughter of Col. U. M. Robert, of Mount Pleasant, Barnwell district, and during the great war commanded a company of SM. C. Butler as courier until the close of hostilities. It was his sad duty to escort the body of General Dunovant to his home at Chester, S. C. The service of Mr. Brooks in Virginia comprised the battles of Trevilian Station, White House, Stony Creek Church, Lee's Mill, Gravelly Run, Reams' Station, Black Snake or Vaughn Road, aief clerk of the office of secretary of State until December, 1894, and since then by election as clerk of the supreme court, his present term expiring in 1900. Mr. Brooks is an author of repute and is now engaged upon a history of the bench and bar of the State. He is a member of Camp Hampton, U. C. V., and aide-de-camp to Gener