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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)
participated in the several weeks of heavy skirmishing before Suffolk and near Blackwater; was on duty with Jenkins' brigade at Richmond and Petersburg, and in the fall of 1863 accompanied Longstreet's command to Chattanooga. He was in battle at Will's valley, near Lookout mountain, and in east Tennessee took part in the engagements at Lenoir Station and Bean's Station, the siege of Knoxville, and the affairs at Rutledge, Bull's Gap and Dandridge. In January, 1864, Capt. John D. Palmer, of Comy in Virginia, including the battles of First Manassas, West Point, Seven Pines, Cold Harbor, Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, and the Suffolk campaign, he went with Longstreet to Georgia. In the fight at Will's valley, near Lookout mountain, he was captured in the fall of 1863, and thence was sent to Camp Morton, Indianapolis. After more than a year's imprisonment, he, with others, escaped in the winter of 1864, and successfully crossed the Ohio river