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Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
judge of Mobile county, but forbidden to assume the office. Subsequently he was engaged as an editor, as a professor in the Louisiana military institute, and as a lawyer, and published the historical works, The Cruise of the Ala. bama and Sumter, and Memoirs of Service Afloat. He died August 30, 1877. Andrew Barry Moore Andrew Barry Moore, governor of Alabama during the inception of the Confederate government, was a native of South Carolina, born March 7, 1806. He removed to Perry county, Alabama, in 1826, became a lawyer by profession, and first appeared in the legislature of Alabama in 1839. He was defeated by the Whigs in 1840, but was re-elected in 1842, and for three succeeding years. During the latter three sessions, 1843, 1844 and 845, he was speaker of the house. He was presidential elector in 1848. In 1851 he was appointed to the circuit bench, and regularly elected to the same until 1857, when he was elected governor of Alabama without opposition. In 1859 he wa
ln troops, has produced a profound sensation in this city; and the patriotism displayed by Captain Jackson in defence of his flag is the subject of universal commendation. The invaders of our soil will meet with many such heroes as Jackson to obstruct their march and repel their intrusions. The Allstadt Greys, Captain E. H. Flournoy, from some point near your city, passed through here to Norfolk this morning, in obedience to orders. The Alabama Rangers, Captain Royston, from Perry county, Ala. arrived here yesterday afternoon, and encamped at the Fair Grounds last night. They left for Richmond this morning. I learn that private Atkinson, of one of the Smithfield (Isle of Wight) volunteer companies, accidentally shot himself in that county on Thursday night last, and died from the effects of the wound on Friday morning. Several car-loads of cattle from the upper country passed down the South-Side Railroad yesterday, destined for Norfolk. Two 12-pound brass How
runswick counties for the assembling of the militia of Brunswick county at Smithville; and of New Hanover at Wilmington, without delay. Every man is requested to bring such arms and ammunition as they can procure, and come quick. Absconded to the fleet. The Charleston Mercury says: A canoe boat, containing six contrabands, was seen to go off to the fleet from the neighborhood of Long Island, on Wednesday last. They were noticed going up the sides of one of the ships after the boat got to the man-of-war, and they have, no doubt, remained on board. It is said that they had a pass, authorizing them to fish within certain limits, and that they got beyond the proper point by an exhibition of this paper, which is now supposed to have been a forgery. Who can Beat it? William Moore, Esq., of Perry county, Alabama, sends ten brave boys to the war, nine of them over six feet high, all of them the stoutest men and bravest soldiers. Pass it around. Yankees, N. B.
Murder. --A shocking murder was committed a few days since near Brush creek, in Perry county, Ala., The victim is a young married woman, named Dankling. A negro man in the neighborhood is suspected as the perpetrator. Actuated by inst, he outraged her person, and then, to prevent exposure, committed the murder.