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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) 2 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)
there until the summer of 1868 as a student in the Edinburgh university. Since then his occupation has been that of a cotton planter in his native county. He held the position of private secretary to Governor Tillman from 1890 to 1894, and in the latter year was elected secretary of state, an office in which his honorable career is familiar to the people. In 1869 he was married, in Laurens county, to Louisa R., daughter of Dr. William Rook, and they have five children: Louise, wife of John T. Duncan, of Columbia; Frank G., Amelia, Evelyn and Elizabeth. Samuel A. Townes, ex-mayor of Greenville, was born at Marion, Perry county, Ala., May 27, 1844. His father, Maj. Samuel A. Townes, was a graduate of the university of Virginia, a journalist and lawyer and a major of South Carolina militia. He practiced law in South Carolina, his native State, and in Alabama, returning to South Carolina with his wife, Joanna Lois Hall, a native of Charleston, to rear his children. In April, 1861,