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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)
arnwell county colonel of the regiment of Barnwell county Confederate veterans, and now holds that office. He is very prominent among the veterans of his county and at all memorial exercises and reunions is invariably the orator of the occasion. Lieutenant Thomas B. Crews Lieutenant Thomas B. Crews, of Laurens, S. C., was born in Rutherfordton, N. C., June 7, 1832. His father was Thomas Crews, a native of Georgia, and his mother was Miss Mary Patterson, of Virginia, whose father, John Patterson, was a Revolutionary soldier. Mr. Crews located in Laurens, in 1849, at the age of sixteen, and first served as a clerk. Soon afterward he became a printer's apprentice and completed his education in this line at Atlanta, Ga., and when the war began he was assistant editor and publisher of the Abbeville Banner. In July,. 1861, he entered the Confederate service as first sergeant of Company A, First South Carolina cavalry, Hampton's brigade, J. E. B. Stuart's corps. He was promoted to