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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 Confederate service, and as a recruiting officer enlisted a large number of men, both in Missouri and Arkansas. He materially assisted in the organization of Freeman's brigade, and was elected captain of Company C, Fristoe's regiment, Eighth Missouri cavalry, Freeman's brigade. For the last two years of the war he was in all Freeman's brigade. For the last two years of the war he was in all the active operations of this brigade, largely engaged in scouting, and for some time had military command of a large region on the border. He protected the citizens, both Union and Southern, punished marauders and thieves, had frequent collisions with raiding bands of Federals and their allies, the home guards, arrested desertersfortune not only to get out, but to bring his antagonist's horse with him. Arriving in Arkansas, Captain Minus furloughed his men, and after the general surrender Freeman's brigade was paroled at Jacksonport, Ark., it being the last command of the war to surrender. This concise record covers a great amount of hard and dangerous se