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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) 12 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), Chapter 3: (search)
Franklin was preventing his passage of White Oak, McClellan was posting the divisions of Hooker, McCall, Sedgwick, Kearny and Slocum in line of battle across the Long Bridge road, confronting the expesharpshooters, but he preferred to capture it, and led his brigade forward, charged, drove back McCall's division, and seized Randol's battery. Longstreet's whole division now engaged, the troops in his front being those of McCall's and Kearny's divisions. The battle was forward for a time and McCall and Kearny gave ground, but Slocum reinforced Kearny against the Confederate left, and SedgwickMcCall and Kearny gave ground, but Slocum reinforced Kearny against the Confederate left, and Sedgwick and Hooker against the right, so that Longstreet's right was pushed back and his left checked and pressed. He was compelled to assume the defensive, and ordered up A. P. Hill to his immediate suppornto the battle on the extreme left. Hill restored the battle to its first aggressive stage, and McCall's division was forced to retire, and that general fell into Longstreet's hands. Longstreet and
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)
of Isaac J. Johns, and they have four children: Lucile, Zoe, Jennie and Edwin W. His father, Alexander Peeples, was born in Beaufort in 1818, entered Kirk's company of cavalry, and was later appointed collector of tax in kind. He was a general in the State militia before the outbreak of the war. Lieutenant William Hayne Perry, a distinguished South Carolinian residing near Greenville, was born at that city June 9, 1839, the eldest child of ex-Gov. Benjamin F. Perry and his wife, Elizabeth Frances McCall. His mother was a daughter of Susan B. Hayne, a sister of Robert Y. Hayne, the distinguished South Carolina orator, senator and governor. He was graduated at Furman university, and after a short attendance at the South Carolina college, entered Harvard university, where he was graduated with distinguished honors in 1859. Then undertaking the study of law, he was admitted to practice in 1861, but his plans of a professional career were interrupted by the advent of war. A short tim