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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 7, April, 1908 - January, 1909 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 8, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Leach, Frank willing 1855- (search)
Leach, Frank willing 1855- Lawyer; born in Cape May, N. J., Aug. 25, 1855; was admitted to the bar in Philadelphia in 1877. He is the author of several chapters in Scharff and Westcott's History of Philadelphia; and The signers of the Declaration of Independence: their ancestors and descendants.
or of the First Baptist Society, Somerville, April, 1852; died Aug. 26, 1852, aged 29 yrs. 4 mos. He being dead yet speaketh. In Memory of Mrs. Rebecca, wife of Mr. Charles D. Wild, who died November 17, 1844, aged 34 years. Also their son, George W., who died Aug. 4, 1844, aged 4 months. Peaceful be thy silent slumber, Peaceful in the grave, so low; Thou no more wilt join our number, Thou no more our songs shall know. Mary Ella, daughter of Edwin and Caroline M. Grant, died Aug. 25, 1855, aged 6 months. Farewell, sweet babe, to us thou wert given A fair bud of promise, to cheer life's rude way; But death has severed the tie which bound thee, And angels have borne thee in their bosoms away. In Memory of James A. Fisk, son of J. W. and Mary Fisk, who died Aug. 9, 1847, aged 1 yr. 9 mos. & 15 ds. Dear little one, thy pains are ended, Thou hast found a better home; Thy songs are now with angels' blended, Where no death or sorrow come. Betsey S., wife of Mark Fisk,
h, 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 very popular with the troops under his command, and by constant drilling got them in a very efficient state. He built the first battery oppos