State to Calhoun county, Ala., in 1837.
Young Pelham was appointed a cadet at West Point in 1856 byer sons in every clime to come to her defence, Pelham resigned his cadetship at the academy and star
From the time he set foot upon Kentucky soil Pelham's brilliant career began.
However, he did not Creoles from Mobile, Ala., who were called by Pelham the Napoleon Detachment.
They were gallant fedashing Stuart and his cavalry went there were Pelham and his war dogs.
At Williamsburg and Cold Harbor Pelham fought with bull dog tenacity.
At the latter fight he advanced one gun a third of a mily on the left is idle; nobody is firing except Pelham.
After the battle the warm pressure of Jackson's hand told Pelham how well he had demeaned himself.
That is history.
Shortly after this Pelham Pelham drove a gunboat from the White House with one gun.
He again received the thanks of old Stonewall oung artillerist: General, if you have another Pelham give him to me.
He was then twenty-three year[5 more...]