hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 2 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

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)
Davis resided at Edgefield. He then returned to Charleston, where he has since resided. His election as city sheriff in 1883 and his long retention in office evidence the high regard in which he is held by the people of the city. Lieutenant James Preston Davis Lieutenant James Preston Davis was born in Marion county, S. C., April 26, 1839. He was educated in the common schools of his native county and at Cokesbury Conference school of Cokesbury, S. C. He enlisted in the fall of 1862 in Lieutenant James Preston Davis was born in Marion county, S. C., April 26, 1839. He was educated in the common schools of his native county and at Cokesbury Conference school of Cokesbury, S. C. He enlisted in the fall of 1862 in Harllee's legion as second lieutenant and served with them at Georgetown, S. C., for a short time, when they were disbanded. He then enlisted in Company I, Twenty-third South Carolina infantry, as a private and served with that company about one year and a half, after which he was discharged from active military service in order to fill the position of mail agent for a route in Marion county, S. C. When Sherman entered South Carolina on his northward march he again responded to the call for sol