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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)
ch is still the property of the family. He was too young to enter the war in the beginning, but in April, 1862, at fourteen years of age, he ran away from home to join the Confederate army. He first joined Capt. Boyce's artillery; but his brother, Capt. William L., learning that he was in the service, persuaded him to join his company. He served with Company C. James' battalion, in the vicinity of Charleston; was taken sick, and when the command left for Virginia was in the hospital at Adams' Run. Upon partially recovering he returned home, and his father secured for him a cadetship in the South Carolina military academy. But this did not suit him. Preferring active service he volunteered again in Thomas' command and went with it to Charleston, and later to Virginia and rejoined his old command. Company C, James' battalion, with which he served at Port Republic, Strasburg, Cedar Creek, Averasboro, and Bentonville, remaining to the end and surrendering with Johnston's army on Ap