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ons in the fall of 1864 Federal Incursion to Marianna Green Cove Springs raid to Milton fight ne64, the usually quiet little town of Marianna, in west Florida, of about 2,000 inhabitants, was in derate cavalry was then stationed at and near Marianna, about 300 men all told, residents of Jacksong counties, and men of fine intelligence. At Marianna was a cavalry company, commanded by Captain Ce under Capt. W. H. Milton 25 miles south of Marianna, and one under Captain Jeter 20 miles west, apanies, with orders to report in all haste at Marianna. The church bells were rung, calling out all ardor and brave endeavor. Two roads enter Marianna from the west in parallel lines, one from Camd to overtake them. The day after the fight, Marianna presented a pitiable sight. The dead and woue this skirmish was a defeat to the people of Marianna, it in reality resulted in a victory. The obl of the State, and as the resistance made at Marianna frustrated his object and compelled his hasty[2 more...]
g Finley, having recruited a company of mounted volunteers, served in the army as captain. Returning home in 1838 he was admitted to the bar. In 1840 he removed to Mississippi county, Ark. The young lawyer, who seems to have been a born leader of men, at once rose to prominence and was elected to the State senate in 1841. The following year he resigned this position and going to Memphis, Tenn., began the practice of law. He was elected mayor of that city in 1845. In 1846 he removed to Marianna, Fla. Here he soon became prominent, and in 1850 was elected to the State senate. In 1852 he was a presidential elector on the Whig ticket, and in 1853 was appointed judge of the west circuit of Florida. When the war began he sided with the Confederate cause, and in 1861 he was made judge of the Confederate court. In March 1862 he resigned this post of honor and entered the army as a private; was soon promoted to a captaincy, and on April 14, 1862, was commissioned as colonel of the Sixth F