ught in this city many years and lies buried within bowshot of this hall, about the year 1843, and continued his pupil until admitted to the Military Academy at West Point, in 1846, to which he was appointed by President James K. Polk as one of the cadets at large.
He was compelled by severe injuries, accidently inflicted upon igh broken the hearts of the agriculturists.
He succeeded admirably well in the management of the estate committed to his care.
The broad studies pursued at West Point well supplemented his calling as a farmer.
In October, 1860, he married Ellen, a lovely and accomplished young lady, daughter of John J. Long, Esq., of Northand which instantly commends itself to all who hear it though it had not occurred to any one to say so, he was specially gifted, or there was in his training at West Point that which gave him great advantages over those who had no such training, and especial advantage in taking care of himself and his command—getting the best of a