John F. Kennedy High School was a high school located in Taylor, Michigan, in the United States, in Metro Detroit; the school closed permanently after the 2018 school year, with its students and staff merged with Harry S. Truman High School to form a new school, called Taylor High School; the school served portions of Brownstown Township. Joseph Calleja better known as Joe C. was an American rapper of Maltese descent. He became popular as part of Kid Rock's band. Steve Avery is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, a young star with the Atlanta Braves in the early 1990s. On April 10, 2017, the Taylor School District Board voted 4-3 to close Kennedy High School due to declining enrollment and cost savings. Taylor School District Home Page
The 13th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment raised in Virginia for service in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia; the 13th Virginia completed its organization during the summer of 1861 with men from Winchester and Culpeper, Orange and Hampshire counties, one company from Maryland. The original Companies B and E enlisted only for the others for one year. At the end of that year, their service was extended for the duration of the war. After fighting at First Manassas and in Jackson's Valley Campaign, it served in General Early's, W. Smith's, Pegram's, J. A. Walker's Brigade; the 13th was prominent in the campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor it moved with Early to the Shenandoah Valley and was involved in the Appomattox operations. It reported 16 casualties at Cross Keys and Port Republic, 111 at Gaines' Mill, 34 at Cedar Mountain, 46 at Second Manassas, 22 at Fredericksburg, 36 at Chancellorsville.
During the Gettysburg Campaign it was left at Winchester as provost guard. The unit sustained heavy losses at the Battle of Cedar Creek and surrendered with 10 officers and 52 men, its commanders were Colonels George A. Goodman, Ambrose P. Hill, James B. Terrill, James A. Walker. Sherrard. List of Virginia Civil War units List of West Virginia Civil War Confederate units This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Government document "Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, National Park Service"