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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore),
September 25. The One Hundred and Sixty-ninth regiment of New York volunteers, commanded by Col. Clarence Buel, left Camp Corcoran, at Troy, for the seat of war.--The One Hundred and Fifty-seventh regiment New York State volunteers, Col. Philip P. Brown, left Hamilton for Washington City.--The Convention of loyal Governors, at Altoona, Pa., adjourned to meet again in Washington, D. C. Sabine Pass, Texas, was this day attacked and captured by the United States steamer Kensington, under the command of Acting Master Crocker, assisted by the mortar-boat Henry Janes, and blockading schooner Rachel Seaman.--See Supplement. Judge T. W. Thomas, in the Superior Court, Elbert County, Georgia, in the case of James M. Lovinggood, decided that the rebel conscript act was unconstitutional, and that, therefore, the plaintiff was entitled to his liberty.
Hart, Nancy 1765-1840 Patriot; born in Elbert county, Ga., in 1765. During the Revolutionary War she was an ardent patriot, and upon one occasion captured five British soldiers, who were pillaging her house. She concealed their arms and killed two of them who attempted to escape, and held the remaining three until she received assistance from the neighbors. She died in 1840.
William W. Bennett, A narrative of the great revival which prevailed in the Southern armies during the late Civil War, Chapter
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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)
The Daily Dispatch: September 30, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Conscript law. (search)
The Conscript law. --The Southern Banner states that Judge Thomas W. Thomas, of Elbert county, Ga., has declared the Conscript Law unconstitutional and void, on an issue made under a writ of habeas corpus.
The Daily Dispatch: December 31, 1862., [Electronic resource], Arrest of an enrolling
Arrest of an enrolling Offcier. The enrolling officer of Elbert county, Ga., has been arrested and imprisoned, by order of Judge Thomas for conscribing and sending to the camp of instruction the man who was released by decision of Judge Thomas on writ of habeas corpus sometime since.