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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)
heir 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 South Carolina State troops. The subject of this sketch was born at Mount Pleasant, October 27, 1846, and was reared at the home of his parents in Edgefield district. On December 3, 1862, he was mustered into the Confederate service by Capt. Lewis Jones, of Company B, Sixth South Carolina cavalry, and he served as a private with this regiment in South Carolina until the campaign of 1864, when he participated in the cavalry fighting in Virginia. In August he was detailed as courier for Gen. John Dunovant, with whom he served with credit until General Dunovant was killed on the Vaughn road, October 1st, after which he was attached to the staff of Gen. M. C. Butler as courier until the close of hostilities. It was his sad duty to escor