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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) 2 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), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
war broke out. He left school, returned home and enlisted in April, 1861, in Company E, Ninth regiment, South Carolina infantry, as a private, and served as such until December, 1861, when he was discharged on account of ill health. He returned home, stayed one month, then returned to the army; but six weeks later was again discharged for the same cause. He again returned home, but after about two months went to Charleston and enlisted in Johnson's company, the Palmetto light artillery, J. S. White commanding. He served with them until September, 1863, when he lost his right arm at Battery Wagner and again retired from the service. He was in the following engagements: Falls Church, Va., Shell Point, on James island, and at Battery Wagner, where he lost his arm. Returning home he entered Wofford college at Spartanburg, S. C., which he attended but a short time. After farming in Sumter county until 1885, he removed to Darlington county and engaged in farming and merchandising at D