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Two Andersonville escapees in chains

beyond the lines geer j j

The dreary hours passed slowly away bringing at last the light of another morning. Gladden who demanded his surrender. . In some way he managed to escape but was pursued by the bloodhounds kept by Capt. Blair, who was a native of Iowa and is now living at Riverside.

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Beyond the lines, or, A Yankee prisoner loose in Dixie (Book, 1863) [rentsetgo.co]

beyond the lines geer j j

My captors then seized hold of me and throwing me across my wounded horse made a rapid retreat. The instant discharge of my revolver resulted in breaking an arm of this foe and I immediately turned to my second antagonist who was hastily reloading his gun. Colonel Buckland then sent me forward to order the two companies to retreat. Save me and my poor son! He was a member of the Masonic order. .

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48th OVVI

beyond the lines geer j j

I attempted to parry the blow with my left hand and received a severe wound, having my second finger broken, which was thus rendered useless for life. But this was an unfortunate movement for them as they had not proceeded far when they encountered Major Crockett of the 72 nd with 200 men by whom they were repulsed with heavy loss. The study of the Civil War is a never ending but most pleasant journey through the libraries, historical societies, museums, cemeteries, backroads, and forgotten spaces of America. Geer was born in 1833, in Rockbridge County, Va. As our fleet made its way up the river, it was a sight at once grand and beautiful. But when we were dispatched for it, we found that the Rebels who were now in full retreat had rolled the cotton against a corn crib and set both on fire.

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Geer, Captain J J

beyond the lines geer j j

Grandfather Geer became convinced of the injustice of slavery and after liberating his Negroes came to Ohio and in the late 30's settled near Sidney, in Shelby county, where he died in 1870. Geer Residence was not listed; 27 years old. . Greer was a pastor of The George Street Church in Cincinnati at the start of the Civil War. As I was proceeding, I perceived at a little distance two Rebels who fled at my approach.

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48th OVVI

beyond the lines geer j j

After the war Andrew P. He enlisted in May, 1861 as a chaplain in the 48th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. John James Geer and his wife, Sarah Ann Smith Geer, taken before the war. He acquired one of the largest farms in the region. A scarce cdv of Andersonville Prison escapees Capt.

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Beyond the lines; or, A Yankee prisoner loose in Dixie. By Captain J. J. Greer ... With an introduction by Rev. Alexander Clark.

beyond the lines geer j j

Buckland dispatched me immediately to order Crockett to fall back but to continue fighting while retreating. A P Collins was a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan, then here he is. The 72 nd, 48 th, and 70 th were soon rallied; and I thought if no fight now ensued, it would be no fault of mine eager as I was for the fray. He was a leading layman of the Methodist Church in Kansas and was a delegate to the General Conference at New York in 1888. Binding is tight, Bookplate Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard.

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Two Andersonville escapees in chains

beyond the lines geer j j

. Collins was a booster for all things of interest to Riverside. Pages are foxed throughout, cover is worn and chipping at the spine. Werz for that purpose and was recaptured and again made to suffer within that terrible Stockade. Beach who was the owner of a small lot of cotton.

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Dan Masters' Civil War Research Log: The Prisoner Who Never Surrendered: The Adventure of John J. Geer, 48th Ohio Infantry

beyond the lines geer j j

I instantly mounted my horse that I had left standing at the door and rode with all speed to the picket line where I discovered that the Rebels had captured Lieutenant Herbert and seven privates. By this time I had come up with the brigade. As a young man he assisted in raising the Twelfth Michigan Infantry, in which he was commissioned first lieutenant Co K. In 1868 he married Miss Sarah E. Geer, grew up mainly in Shelby County and when he united with a religious body it was with the Protestant Methodists, in which he became a preacher and was pastor of the old George Street Church, Cincinnati, when the Civil War broke out. He served as county superintendent of schools of Saline County, sat four years in the Legislature, was for ten years a member of the State Board of Agriculture, and was one of the five Kansas World's Fair Commissioners at Chicago in 1893 and had charge of the agricultural exhibit of his state.

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Scarce CDV of Andersonville Prison Escapees

beyond the lines geer j j

When Lieutenant Geer came to, the first person he saw was General Adley H. Alas, my soul mourned when I found they had been driven back by the overwhelming force of the enemy. One of them struck at me with his empty weapon. Collins removed to Solomon, Kansas, beginning at the grass roots in that frontier community. Use granted by Martin Stewart 2012.

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Beyond the lines, or, A Yankee prisoner loose in Dixie (Book, 1863) [rentsetgo.co]

beyond the lines geer j j

Corner tips and board edges are beginning to be worn through. More than a hundred riderless horses ran dashing past me. Collins removed to Solomon, Kansas, beginning at the grass roots in that frontier community. He took an active part in 1885 in the founding of the Kansas Wesleyan University at Salina and for years was president of the Board of Trustees. He was a leading layman of the Methodist Church in Kansas and was a delegate to the General Conference at New York in 1888.

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