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John Minor Botts
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Sep. 16, 2014
 

- Jeffry Burden
 Added: May. 21, 2014
 
With honor and respect. ★☆★
- sniksnak
 Added: Jan. 8, 2014
 

- Georgia Girl
 Added: Jul. 17, 2013
 

- John Minor Botts Smith
 Added: Mar. 22, 2013
 
Your patriotism and courage facing personal hardship makes me proud to claim kinship.
- Marc Botts
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013
 
There is a photograph of him in the book An Illustrated History of Southerners at War by Bell Irvin Wiley and Hirst D. Milhollen. He is shown sitting on the porch of a house surrounded by five members of this family.
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 2, 2012
 

- A AAA American at Find A Grave
 Added: May. 22, 2012
 

- Åke Frisk
 Added: Jan. 8, 2011
 
John Minor Botts was a lawyer, Virginia state legislator and three-term Whig representative in the U.S. Congress. A member of the Constitutional Union Party in 1860, he was arrested at his home in Richmond on March 2, 1862, and jailed under martial law for his Unionist positions. Botts was released on his parole two months later after taking an oath to say nothing "prejudicial to the Confederacy." Botts purchased the farm in Culpeper County and moved there with his family in January 1863. Their farm was repeatedly overrun by the opposing armies and Confederate and Union officers were frequent visitors. In 1866, Botts published "The Great Rebellion, its Secret History, Rise, Progress, and Disastrous Failure" to vindicate his political stance.
- Antonio de la Cova
 Added: Jan. 17, 2010
 
A True Soutthern Hero
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Nov. 17, 2009
 
He was left an orphan at the age of 9 when his father was killed in the Richmond Theater fire, his father was Benjamin Botts, who served as one of the counsels for Aaron Burr during his treason trial.
- SheWalksTheseHills
 Added: Sep. 1, 2009
 

- purple-lady
 Added: Sep. 16, 2008
 
R.I.P. Botts
- The Mystery Man
 Added: Feb. 10, 2007
 
God bless you cousin. I think of your son Archibald and his service in the Great War with Mexico and your heroism in the War between the States.
Rest in Peace
- Norman Warlord
 Added: Feb. 3, 2006
 
God bless your for your service and for standing up for what was right. You were a remarkable man and all Southern Unionists owe a huge debt to you...may you rest in peace you dear, fellow patriot...
- Hilliary Turner
 Added: Jan. 11, 2006
 
He said it well. "I know no North, no South, no East, no West, I only know my country, my whole country, and nothing but my country." REST IN PEACE!
- Carolyn Farnum
 Added: Nov. 2, 2005
 

- Leah
 Added: Sep. 18, 2005
 
We think we're patriots today?
- TAC
 Added: Jul. 10, 2005
 
R.I.P.

- quebecoise
 Added: Jan. 12, 2004
 

- God Bless & R.I.P. ~ Daughter Of An Angel ~
 Added: Jan. 8, 2004
 

- Erik Lander
 Added: Feb. 28, 2003
 

- Heather from VA
 Added: Dec. 1, 2002
 

- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Oct. 16, 2002
 
 

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