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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)
hen assisted in organizing a command which became Company B, of Orr's regiment. Of this command he was elected first lieutenant and was shortly afterward appointed assistant commissary on General Northrop's staff, by L. P. Walker, secretary of war. He was asigned to Orr's regiment of rifles, McGowan's brigade, Wilcox's division, A. P. Hill's corps. In this capacity he served until the close of the war. Captain Edwards was born in Abbeville county, February 14, 1833. He was the son of Andrew Edwards and Hannah Wardlow Edwards. He was clerking at the outbreak of the war, and for about six months after the return of peace he was engaged in his former occupation. He was then appointed by Governor Orr treasurer of the Greenville & Columbia railroad, holding this position for four years. He then returned to Abbeville and formed a partnership with Major Wardlow, which continued until the death of that gentleman seventeen years later. Since then Captain Edwards has conducted a business