History of Clermont and Brown Counties, Ohio; From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present Volume 1

History of Clermont and Brown Counties, Ohio; From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...Moore, Benjamin Evans, Jacob Nagle, Lewis Shick, John Phillips. James Prickett, James Young, Abel Martin, N. McDaniel, Thomas Dougherty, Tom Ash, Samuel Tweed, Jacob Miller, Valter VVall. As yet in all the region between the fringe of cabins along the river and the clapboard roofs of Villiamsburg and Bethel, from Dimmitt's by Batavia to Manning's Station on Indian Creek, there wasnot a tree amiss from Nature's scheme. The first to plunge to the center of this savage seclusion was Jacob Ulrey, who, on March 11, 1798, camped near Bantam, on the stream that bears his name and forthwith began what was for some time the most isolated home in the Clermont side. Sixty-two years and more later, the college room-mate and friend of the writer was this mighty hunter's gifted grandson, Captain '"'illiam H. Ulrey, of the Fifth and then of the Second Ohio Cavalry. It is well to take satisfaction in an honorable forefather. It is equally honorable for the ancestor that has such a descendant as Captain Ulrey, who was as true as he was handsome, and as gentle as he was brave. Jacob Ulrey in doing the best that came his chance, lived a useful life that has been well recorded by another hand. But if there were no other merit, his memory deserves mention for founding the family that gave this lovable youth to perish for the Union. His service in the Fifth Ohio Cavalry was the battle roll of that regiment until the commission of Captain in the Second Ohio Cavalry was literally handed him in line of battle, under fire, at Hatchie River. Then, from October I. 1862, he was in the van of the ten months' pursuit that captured General John Morgan's command--a campaign that stirs the pride of the North and South alike....show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793560
  • 9781236793560