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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
n the course of the next year a meeting-house was erected at the northeasterly corner of Second and Thorndike streets, which was dedicated Sept. 13, 1843, and taken down for removal to Somerville in 1876. The first pastor of the church was Rev. Frederick T. Perkins, Y. C. 1839, who was ordained Jan. 11, 1843, and, after a longer pastorate than has hitherto been held by any of his successors, resigned May 26, 1851. He was succeeded by Rev. Joseph L. Bennett, A. C. 1845, who was installed July 1, 1852, and resigned Feb. 18, 1857. Rev. Richard G. Green was installed March 31, 1858, resigned Sept. 17, 1860, and was succeeded by Rev. William W. Parker, who was installed April 3, 1861, and resigned March 22, 1864. Rev. Nathaniel Mighill, A. C. 1860, was ordained Sept. 29, 1864, and resigned Sept. 24, 1867. Rev. H. R. Timlow was the acting pastor from Oct., 1867, to March 31, 1870; and was succeeded by Rev. Samuel Bell, who was installed Nov. 1, 1870, and resigned May 29, 1872. Rev. D. W. K
orse cavalry of Harry Lee during the Revolution, and lost an arm in the war for independence. His father, also, was of an old Virginia family. Young Lomax was educated in the schools of Richmond and Norfolk, and was appointed cadetat-large, July 1, 1852, to the military academy at West Point, where he was graduated July 1, 1856, and promoted to a brevet lieutenancy in the Second cavalry. He served on frontier duty in Kansas, Nebraska and that region, with promotion to second lieutenant of the First cavalry, September 30, 1856, and first lieutenant, March 21, 1861, until the secession of his State from the United States. Resigning April 25, 1861, he offered his services to Virginia, and was appointed captain in the State forces April 28th. He was at once assigned to the staff of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston, as assistant adjutant-general, and later was transferred to the field of operations beyond the Mississippi, as inspector-general upon the staff of the gallant Texan, Brigadier-Gen
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical (search)
of all Alabama cavalry within the limits of General Taylor's department. He was in the last fight at Selma, April 2d. After the close of the war he resumed the occupation of farming in Kentucky, and served again in the legislature of 1879. His death occurred June 9, 1884, at Danville, Illinois. Brigadier-General George B. Cosby Brigadier-General George B. Cosby was born in Kentucky, and from that State was appointed to the United States military academy on September 1, 1848. On July 1, 1852, he graduated and entered the army as brevet second-lieutenant of mounted riflemen. For one year thereafter he served at the Carlisle, Pa., cavalry school for practice, and the next year was on frontier duty at Fort Ewell, Fort Merritt and Edinburgh, Tex., having become full second-lieutenant September 16, 1853. During 1854 he was a great deal of the time on scouting duty, and on the 9th of May of that year was severely wounded in a skirmish with the Comanche Indians near Lake Trinidad.
hanges have been made within a few weeks which have not been noticed in the public prints. Gen. Kirby Smith sold brigade, composed of the 9th, 10th, and 11th Alabama and one regiment from Mississippi, is now under Gen. Wilcox, one of the newly made Brigadiers. Before the promotion of Gen. Smith the brigade was under J H Forney, Col. Commanding, Col. Forney is a North Carolinian by birth, but has become an Alabamian by adoption, and was appointed a cadet to West Point from that State.--July 1st, 1852, he entered the United States army as brevet Second Lieutenant in the 7th Infantry. He was made a First Lieutenant on the 25th of August, 1855. If I am correctly informed, he was at one time a tutor in the military Academy. At the beginning of the present troubles, Lieut. Forney was among the first to send in his resignation, and to offer his services to Alabama. He was made a Colonel in the State service and sent to Pensacola, where he was second in command, of. Forney there became v
Col. Forney. Col. John H. Forney, of the 10th Alabama Regiment, who was seriously wounded in the battle of Drainsville, has been made a Brigadier General. Col. Forney was an officer in the old army, and at one time commandant at West Point. He entered the service as Brevet 2d Lieutenant, 7th infantry, July 1st, 1852. He was among the first to resign his commission in order to offer his services to his State--Alabama.
One hundred Dollars reward --Will be paid for the delivery to me, or lodged in jail so that I get him again a negro boy named William, calling himself William Wilkinson, who ran away in the latter part of Jone or first of July, 1852, from Messrs Moustier and Johnson, keepers of the Secession Club House, in Richmond, to whom he was hired. William is about 21 years old about 5 feet 8 inches high, slender, somewhat bandy lagged, rather long faced, of yellowish brown complexion, confident in speech and manner and much inclined to foppishness in dress and habits. I have reason to believe that he betook himself to the service of some officer in the Confederate States army, which was rear Richmond at the time he ran away, and that he is still most probably in such service. Any information about this boy communicated to me or to his owner. (E. P. Howard, of Richmond,) will be thankfully received. Richmond May 7, 1863. E. D. Eacho. my 8--3t*