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nt. It was discovered that two small buckshot had penetrated, one above, and another below, the left nipple: death must have been almost instantaneous. Major-General Nathaniel Lyon was a Connecticut Yankee of the abolition type; not more than forty-five years of age, small in stature, wiry, active, with dark hair and complexion, small black eyes; fond of military pomp, but an excellent, though restless, and ambitious officer. He entered the United States army as Second Lieutenant, July first, 1841; was made Captain by brevet, August twentieth, 1847; and arrived in St. Louis in April, 1861, having been sent from his post far in the South-West to stand a court-martial on the charge of peculation. His great activity in aiding the suppression of Southern feeling in St. Louis endeared him to the abolitionists; he seized the arsenal, erected defences round the city, disarmed the Camp Jackson Southern sympathizers, and rapidly rose from the rank of captain to that of Major-General in t
Sept. 20, 1821. Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1846. Brevet Second Lieutenant, 3d U Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1837, to July 1, 1841. Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Infantry, July 1, July 1, 1841. First Lieutenant, Mar. 15, 1848. Captain, May 1, 1852. In operations in Missouri; engaged in the battl, Dec. 10, 1820. Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1845. Brevet Second Lieutenant, 1st Sept. 30, 1824. Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1845. Brevet Second Lieutenant, ordn Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1837, to July 1, 1841. Second Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, July 1, July 1, 1841. Brevet First Lieutenant, Apr. 18, 1847. First Lieutenant, Corps of Engineers, Apr. 24, 1847. Brevet Capt Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1837, to July 1, 1841. Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Artillery, July 1,July 1, 1841. Transferred to Topographical Engineers, Sept. 28, 1841. First Lieutenant, Apr. 24, 1851. Captain, Jul
dditional Paymaster, U. S. Volunteers, Nov. 26, 1862. Died, May 23, 1864. Flint, Franklin Foster. Born in New Hampshire. Appointed from Massachusetts. Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1837. Second Lieutenant, 6th U. S. Infantry, July 1, 1841. First Lieutenant, Oct. 12, 1847. Captain, Sept. 16, 1856. Major, 16th U. S. Infantry, May 14, 1861. Lieut. Colonel, 7th Infantry, Oct. 20, 1863. Colonel, 4th Infantry, July 8, 1868. Retired, Apr. 11, 1882. Flood, Martin. See General Fort Union, New Mexico, June 2, 1866. Post Chaplain, Apr. 3, 1867; accepted, May 9, 1867. Retired, June 30, 1882. Died at San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 24, 1893. Wood, William Henry. Born in Massachusetts. Cadet, U. S. Military Academy, July 1, 1841, to July 1, 1845. Brevet Second Lieutenant, 7th U. S. Infantry, July 1, 1845. Second Lieutenant, 3d U. S. Infantry, Sept. 21, 1846. First Lieutenant, Sept. 9, 1851. Regimental Adjutant, May 1, 1860, to Apr. 11, 1861. Captain, Apr. 11, 1861.
Wilmington, subsequently engaged in farming until 1878, and then accepted a position as civil engineer in charge of river and harbor improvements by the national government, making his home at New Bern. General Ransom was married in 1856 to Minnie Huntt, of Washington, who died in 1881 , leaving eight children. In 1884 he married Katherine DeWitt Lumpkin, of Columbus, Ga. Brigadier-General William Paul Roberts Brigadier-General William Paul Roberts was born in Gates county, N. C., July 1, 1841. Before he was twenty years old he entered the Confederate service as a noncommissioned officer in the Nineteenth North Carolina regiment, or Second cavalry, Col. S. B. Spuill. He was promoted third lieutenant August 30, 1861; first lieutenant September 13, 1862; captain November 19, 1863, and though the junior captain, soon attained the rank of major. He served with distinction during the operations of the regiment in North Carolina, until transferred to Virginia in the fall of 1862.
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)
h was his by adoption. Since the return of peace Mr. Daly has been a resident of Columbia, where for many years he was engaged in various business enterprises. In 1894 he was honored by appointment as chief of police, an office in which he has demonstrated notable ability. Not long after the close of the war he assisted in organizing the Congaree Mounted Rifles, of which he served four years as second lieutenant. L. T. H. Daniel L. T. H. Daniel was born in Laurens county, S. C., July 1, 1841, the son of James W. Daniel, a native of Laurens county, who during the civil war was in the State service guarding prisoners at Florence, and who is now a resident of Abbeville. His wife, the mother of this subject, was Eliza Anderson, of Laurens county, the daughter of Thomas Anderson. Mr. Daniel was reared and received his education in Laurens county, was engaged in teaching when the war began, and on that account was exempt. However, in December, 1864, he joined the Fourth regiment
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical (search)
y, the premature death of General Hanson, who received a mortal wound at the moment the enemy began to give way. Endeared to his friends by his private virtues and to his command by the vigilance with which he guarded its interest and honor, he was, by the universal testimony of his military associates, one of the finest officers that adorned the service of the Confederate States. Brigadier-General James M. Hawes Brigadier-General James M. Hawes was born and reared in Kentucky. On July 1, 1841, he entered the United States military academy at West Point as a cadet, and four years later graduated as brevet second lieutenant of dragoons. His first service was in the military occupation of Texas, 1845-46, and he was soon called upon to meet the enemies of his country in the war with Mexico. He was engaged in the siege of Vera Cruz and in a skirmish at San Juan de los Llanos, at the battles of Contreras, Churubusco, Molino del Rey and other operations before the city of Mexico wh
olina until the close of the war. After the return of peace, General Hebert went back to his home in Louisiana and resumed his old occupation of a planter, living in retirement and not entering into political affairs. Brigadier-General Paul Octave Hebert Brigadier-General Paul Octave Hebert was born in Iberville parish, La., December 12, 1818. He was of Norman-French descent. He entered the United States military academy at West Point September 1, 1836, and was graduated on the 1st of July, 1841, as second-lieutenant of engineers. He served as acting assistant professor of engineering at West Point from August, 1841, to July, 1842, and as State engineer and surveyor general of Louisiana in 1845. Resigning in the latter year he re-entered the service of the United States in 1847 with appointment as lieutenant-colonel of the Fourteenth infantry, in the brigade commanded by Gen. Franklin Pierce. He was frequently mentioned by General Pierce in his reports as the gallant young C
William Locke, Jr., 20 July, 1806 (par. 22). Elizabeth, d. 12 Feb. 1828, a. 71. James, m. Hannah H. Cutter, 17 Oct. 1839 (par. 55). (Hannah H. C. Porter d. 14 July, 1865, a. 44.) Potter, Joseph S. Potter, selectman and representative of the town from 1865 to 1868, also a member of the Massachusetts Senate; now (1879) and for some years past United States Consul at Stuttgart, Germany, and well known as a writer and a man of esthetic taste. Frederick or Augustus, d. at almshouse, 1 July, 1841, a. 45 or 50. Pratt, Mary, and Amos Blodgett, of Lexington, m. 13 Apr. 1817. Prentice and Prentiss, Ebenezer and w. Sarah, adm. Pct. ch. at organization, 9 Sept. 1739. Had (Pct, Rec.) Sarah, b. 20, bap. 23 Aug. 1741, m. John Robbins, of Lexington, 14 May, 1761; Solomon, b. 14, bap. 20 May, 1744; George, b. 27 Sept., bap. 4 Oct. 1746; a child, d. 26 Mar. 1750, a. 1 yr.; twin daus., b. 11 Jan. 1752 —one d. 15 Jan. 1752, a. 5 ds., the other d. 12 Mar. 1752, a. 2 mos.; a dau. (Love ),