and successful as a schoolmaster, he had a great taste for polite letters, as he translated the Satires of Perseus into prose, and the "Philoctetes"of Sophocles into verse.
Born in 1684, this eminent Irishman died in 1738.
The second, also Thomas, was son of the above: born in 1721, at Quilca, in Ireland, educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Dublin, and led by wayward taste into the theatrical profession, in which he succeeded, being, indeed, a formidable rival to Garrick aands, to have taken wing, in length, in the brilliant form of the Rivals.
Next came Richard Brinsley Sheridan, second son of the player, and this lady dramatist. -- Born at Dublin, in September, 1752, he died in 1816.
He left two sons — Thomas, a man of great ability, and (by his second marriage) Charles, a poet, whom the writer of this knew very well, for his death took place only a few years ago. He was Sheridan's son by the second wife, Miss Ogle, and had none of the hereditary good
ers who fell into the enemy's hands wounded and were carried to Fredericksburg.
Those whose death is not mentioned have been sent North:
Thomas S Patrick, col, 14th; R A Outlaw, co H, 14th; John Jasper, co B, 14th; A J Waldrip, co K, 14th, left leg amputated; L J Cotton, co K, 14th; John Kyle, co B, 14th; co I, 13th; John Gruss, 44th; Jackson Campbell, co B, 44th; Notly Larrharr, co I, 45th, slight wound; Charlie A Taylor, co I, 4th, wounded left arm and shoulder; Thomas A Waranack, co A, 25th.
North Carolina troops.
W G Connell, co G, 30th; J L Burton, co F, 4th; Strongermon M Morsons, co I, 7th; Samuel, co F, 37th; Johnnemy; Wm J Morris, co I, 23d, wounded in the left shoulder; T J Shelton, of Patrick county, regiment not known; Josiah Bridgman, 37th, Washington county, well; David Thomas and Barnes D Colworth, 3d cav, well; Willie Godsey and Ben Morris, of Amelia, prisoners, well.
A son of Mrs Annie C Robinson, of Richmon