ut. Tresilian, Engineer of the First division, renewed the old bridge, constructed a new one, corduroyed the valley of the stream, and repaired the road for the space of some five miles back.
At this camp, Col. M. K. Lawler, Eighteenth Illinois, who had been in command of the First brigade during the illness of Brig.-Gen. John A. Logan, was relieved by that officer.
Brig.-Gen. L. F. Ross was in command of the Second brigade, and Col. J. E. Smith, Forty-fifth Illinois, in the absence of Col. Marsh, Twentieth Illinois, on sick leave, was in command of the Third brigade. Col. Smith was here relieved of the command of the Third brigade by Col. Lawler, his senior in rank.
Being visited by his Excellency, Richard Yates, Governor of the State of Illinois, at this place, the First division was drawn out and passed in review before him — receiving the honor of his congratulations for their patriotic devotion, the lustre they had shed upon Illinois, and their soldierly appearance and expe
Cook, hand, not serious; Corp. J. B. May, groin, severely; privates, S. W. Allen, hand, slightly; Wm. Daniels, seriously; Albert Fales, jaw, slightly; Edward Hogan; George Hunt, arm; John C. Johnston, severely and missing; David F. Mack, hand, very slight; Samuel A. Matthews, thigh; John Newcomb, hip; Michael O'Brien, both legs seriously, leg since amputated; Michael O'Donnell, and Joseph Stone.
Missing: Capt. S. M. Quincy.
Company F--Wounded: Lieut. T. R. Robeson, shot through wrist; Corp. Marsh, breast, not serious; privates, Morrissy, lost forefinger of right hand; French, back, slight; Moore, back, slight.
Company G--Killed : Captain Richard Cary, Sergt. Wm. Andrews, privates, H. C. Hoxsey, H. O. Howard, Francis Hatch.
Wounded: First Sergeant R. S. Williston, hand and leg seriously, leg since amputated; Sergt. M. P. Richardson, leg; Sergt. T. F. Page, hand and thigh, slightly; Corp. C. H. Hazelton, finger; privates, John Callanan, thigh; George J. Coles, knee; George R. D
Sarah, dau. of Samson Salter, 25 Nov. 1735. One of their sons was Samson Salter Blowers, b. 10 Mar. 1741-2, grad.
H. C. 1763, m. a dau. of, Benjamin Kent, was Ch. Justice of the Sup. Court in Nova Scotia, and d. Oct. 1842, having lived more than half a year beyond a full century.
Bonner, John, came here from Boston about 1690.
By second w. Mary Clark, who d. here 20 April 1697, he had Jane, b. 2 May 1691, m. John Ellery of Boston, 31–Aug. 1710; John, b. 6 Dec. 1693, m. Sarah, dau. of Samuel Marsh, 17 Nov. 1715; Thomas, b. 6 Jan. 1695-6, and d. 3 June 1719; buried in South Carolina.
John the f. sold his house 1705, returned to Bos., and d. 30 Jan. 1725-6, a. 83 years. An obituary represents him as a gentleman very skillful and ingenious in many arts and sciences, especially in navigation, drawing, moulding of ships, &c.; one of the best acquainted with the coasts of North America, of any of his time; of great knowledge and judgment in marine affairs; was very much consulted, impr