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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)
ere he now resides December 9, 1848, son of John Redding, who came to South Carolina from Tipperary, Ireland. At the age of thirteen he first attempted to enter the Confederate service, but, being rejected on account of his youth for duty in the field, he was forced to be content with working at the making of cartridges at the Citadel. About a year later he found a place on the famous blockade-runner, Fannie, at Wilmington, N. C., and under the commands of Capts. Thomas Moore, Kennedy and Dunning, served until the close of the war. Starting in as captain's boy in the summer of 1863, he was with the boat on twenty-six round trips to the West Indies and one trip to Europe, spending twelve months in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, and at the end held the position of captain's secretary. The Fannie was often under fire as she went over the bar of Charleston harbor, and several times at sea, but fortunately always escaped injury. His most dangerous experience was when the Fannie went o