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quietly at his Florida home. Major-General William Wing Loring was a soldier from his boyhood. 1849, during the gold fever in California, Colonel Loring was ordered to take his regiment across thnged from a war of words to open hostilities. Loring naturally sided with the South. The Confedera Gen. Robert Garnett, in western Virginia, General Loring was sent to take charge of the Confederatetion to Bath, Hancock and Romney. Through General Loring's solicitations to the war department at Ral Jackson. On the 5th of February, 1862, General Loring was commissioned major general and assigneskirmishes with the enemy. In December, 1862, Loring was sent to take command of the First corps oflabusha rivers, near their junction. Here General Loring, with three cannon and 1,500 men, defeated E. Johnston. During the Atlanta campaign General Loring commanded a division in Polk's corps and, until the appointment of Gen. A. P. Stewart. Loring continued to command his division in Stewart's[3 more...]