6th NC Remembrances

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n. , ; i 1 by - to al-! al-! ternoon and this morning to learn i I of the death in Greensboro of Ma. witn I N. E. Scales, of this city, which rief j occurred at the home of his daugh-1 daugh-1 daugh-1 tle to "Kitch-in n. Brum-mitt as to wa- i I in Mc-Ginnia, within a radius of sixty miles were notified to watch for the bandits. i.E, DIE S GREENSBORO 1 Aced Salishlirian Pnep A ivntr n4 Uaima mhwL ter-Puneral ter-Puneral ter-Puneral and Riirinl icrr unerai ana uuriai A 1.1 .'U A rt burians were srrieved vestorHnv at. ter, Mrs. W. S. Clary. 620 West Washington street, that city, where he was spending the winter. Death occurred at 3:1? o'clock. The remains arrived in Saliahurv I this afternoon, oot No. .45 at 2:3t the train to St. Luke's Episcopal church of which he was a member where the funeral was conducted by the rector Rev. M. H. Milne, and the interment was in Chestnut Hill cemetery beside the grave of his aged wife' who preceded him to the Great Beyond about two years ago. The pall bearers were J. F. McCubbins, C. M. Henderlite. T. F. Hudson, Theo. Buerbaum, C. F. I Massey, Walter Blackmer. r our daughters and one son survive, these being: Mrs. Richard Richard Henderson, of Salisbury: Mr. Eldridge Scales, of Salisbury; Mrs. W. S. Clary, of Greensboro; Mrs. T. J. Mitchell, of New Bern, and Mrs. George C. Jones, of Charlotte. Charlotte. Maj. Scales was the father-in-law father-in-law father-in-law father-in-law father-in-law of Congressman Brinson of New Bern, whose wife died several several years ago. A number of grandchildren also survive, in addition addition to a large number of other relatives. iunj. iainaniei dianage ocies was 88 ' years old last SaturHav; i Maj. Nathaniel Eldridge Seles was born in Rockingham county. and spent the greater part of his ! J .1 :fu a. ... I was born in Rockingham countv. younger days there with the ex- ex- J ception of a period during the civil war in which he served with great gallantry as a member of Fisher's regiment, the sixth North Carolina. Carolina. He entered the service as a lieutenant at the beginning 'of hostilities hostilities between the states and rose rapidly. It was after the battle of Seven Pines, near Richmond, that young Scales was promoted by Colonel Colonel Pender, who himself was promoted promoted to the rank, of brigadier general, he taking' young Scales with him. After the war he engaged engaged in civil engineering. Major Scales was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Scales of Rockingham Rockingham county, and was a close rel-tive'of rel-tive'of rel-tive'of the late Governor Alfred M. Scales, of North Carolina. In May, 1861, he was married to Miss Minnie Lord, of Salisbury, a sister of the late' Stephen Lord of this city. He was a member of one of the old aristocratic Southern families families and was a man of much intellect. intellect. Although far advanced in years he carried with him up until until a short time ago that soldierly bearing that he had developed during during his active military career and had not been long since he gave up his fondness for horseback riding. Major Scales has spent the greater part of his life in Salisbury, Salisbury, where he located after the close of the war, but for several years past, since the death of his wife, had divided his time with his daughters in Salisbury, Charlotte Charlotte and Greensboro., This old warrior had a wonderful wonderful memory and could relate many Hiivricowjig caici jeirccB ui ine civil war and only a few months ago, maae note 01 some reminiscences of his life in the Confederate army, from which the following are tak en: a, tne Deginning 01 tne uivii war I was a civil engineer locat - aJ ? Tl 1 1 1 il . i 4t k X. . 1- 1- - 1 ' . . . m . .. I in .uginiB, put learning mat (Continued on Page 8) ,-,,-,r,nr,r- ,-,,-,r,nr,r- ,-,,-,r,nr,r- ,-,,-,r,nr,r- ,-,,-,r,nr,r- ,-,,-,r,nr,r- . . ... I MAJOR N SCALES by the of time ! various ; the further force shops having 16th The ( the hand. ' and nf Jas. other at Mrs. late severely Spencer for nurt has two after three in the walk Mr. past staff News in the is parents in ence m a W1" t0 mak la a a. mm Dr. Suffolk, Mrs. holidays. Mrs. W. Winston-Salem Winston-Salem with tie, of Mrs. relatives Mr. Mr. $2,000 one-third one-third Hospital from Eastern today. - about gaiion it had furnace patients. More Jhe ras cused spruce Hill, sdlinir Earl son, $200. The ago state menta ;"" , it (Tft.W. r. ," The AaVk

Clipped from Salisbury Evening Post28 Dec 1921, WedPage 1

Salisbury Evening Post (Salisbury, North Carolina)28 Dec 1921, WedPage 1
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