To the Memory ofGenl. Philemon Thomaswho was bornin Orange County, VA.Feb. 9th, 1763and diedIn Baton Rouge La.Nov. 18th, 1847.He was a soldier of the "76, and of "14, a member of the Convention that framed the Constitutionof Kentucky and a member of her Legislature.He removed to Louisiana in 1806Commanded the forces which captured theSpanish fort at Baton Rouge in 1810. Servedmany years in the Legislature of Louisiana,and was twice elected to the Congress of theU.S. Throughout his career, he was called a Patriot and a good citizen, we knew him to be a kind Father and a firm Christian."Sic tibi in Terra levis."