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n college for women, of Columbia, and Mary Law, who is professor of English in the State agricultural college of Florida. Both are graduates of the Women's college of Baltimore, Md. Lieutenant John B. McConnell, a prosperous farmer of York county, and a veteran of the Fifth South Carolina infantry, was born at his present home in 1833. His father's name is perpetuated in the title of the town of McConnellsville, and the county of York was named by his ancestors, who came there from York county, Pa., in colonial times. Both his grandfathers were soldiers of the Revolution. With such patriotic blood in his veins he responded promptly when his State was in peril, and became a member of the Jasper light infantry, Company I, of the Fifth regiment. Ordered to Virginia with his regiment, he took part in the great victory at Manassas, July 21, 1861, and in the following spring was on duty at Yorktown. There the regiment was reorganized, and on April 28th he was elected second lieutena