About Philemon Waters
Captain Philemon "Ferry Phil" Waters: Philemon Waters was 16 years old when he entered into the Revolutionary War with his father, Thomas Willoughby Waters. Captain Waters was the great grandfather of Brigadier General John Herbert Kelly C.S.A. who was known as, "The Boy General of the Confederacy." He was the youngest [at that time] General in the Confederate States Army. He married Ruth Llewellyn January 14, 1789.