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Re: Gen. Samuel South KY (war of 1812)
Posted by: Susann Date: June 05, 1999 at 15:18:37
In Reply to: Re: Gen. Samuel South KY (war of 1812) by Ed O'Rear of 1529

BRIG. GEN. Samuel South
Born: abt 1766 - 1768, Bedford Co., VA
Died: in 1833
Buried: Glover burial ground in Fayette Co., KY

He was with his father as a yound boy at Boonesborough, was at the Battle of Estill's Defeat. Served in his father's company until the end of the Revolution. Was Captain of the KY troops in the Indian Wars, 1792. Colonel of the KY. Mounted Militia in the War of 1812. Served in the Canadian Campaign. Was present at the Battle of the Thames. At the Battle of New Orleans was made BRID. GEN. for bravery. Represented Madison Co., in State Legislature. Was State Senator and Treasurer of Kentucky in 1818- 1824.

Source: Genealogical Notes on the SOUTH Family by Christine SOUTH GEE

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