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Ellison Capers

(1837—1908)


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(1837–1908) Confederate soldier and Episcopal clergyman, born in Charleston, South Carolina. Capers served as major, lieutenant colonel, and colonel of the 24th South Carolina Infantry, and inspired distinguished service at Fort Sumter (1861), Chickamauga (1863), and Missionary Ridge (1863).

From The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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