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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)
e was admitted to the bar in 1865 and has since filled prominent public offices in the State. He was married, in 1861, to Rebecca C. Singleton, who died in 1862, and in 1872 he was married to Miss Alice V. Alexander, and they have ten children. Walter Scott Hay, a prominent physician of Allendale, S. C., was born at Buford's Bridge, Barnwell county, February 25, 1848. He is a descendant on his father's side of Col. A. Hawks Hay, of Haverstraw, N. Y., who married the daughter of Chancellor William Smith of that State, and was a colonel in command of the New York State troops during the Revolutionary war. For his devotion to the cause of independence, Colonel Hay and his father suffered the loss of large landed and sugar interests in Jamaica, confiscated by the British government. This loss, together with the donations he had made to the colonial government, rendered him poor at the close of the war. The grandfather of Dr. Hay came to South Carolina during the early part of the pre