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Graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y., [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, March 30, April 6, 27, and May 12, 1902.] Who served in the Confederate States Army, with the highest Commission and highest command attained. compiled by Captain W. Gordon McCABE, late Adjutant Pegram's Battalion, A. P. Hill's Corps, Army Northern Virginia, for the Association of the graduates. Reprinted with Additions and Corrections. Captain McCabe, in sending this list, says: Although greatest vigilance has been exercised in compiling this roster of the graduates of the Military Academy, who entered the Confederate army, together with statement of highest rank obtained by them and dates of their commission, it is well nigh impossible that some errors should not occur, owing to the confused condition of existing records. The list of those who attained rank of Brigadier-General, Major-General, Lieutenant-General and of full General, is believed to be comple
th Georgia Battalion, Gist's Brigade, Walker's Division, Army of Tennessee. Solomon Williams. 1808. Born North Carolina. Appointed North Carolina. 11. Colonel, commanding Twelfth North Carolina Infantry. Killed June 9, 1863, at Culpeper Courthouse, Virginia. Richard H. Brewer. 1809. Born Maryland. Appointed Maryland. 12. Major, Assistant Adjutant-General, staff of Lieutenant-General Polk (Army of Mississippi), Army of Tennessee. Died June 25, 1864, of wounds received June 5, at Piedmont, Va. Andrew Jackson.* 1812. Born Tennessee. Appointed at Large. 15. Colonel, commanding First Tennessee, heavy artillery. Bryan M. Thomas.* 1819. Born Georgia. Appointed Georgia. 22. Brigadier-General, August 4, 1864. Commanding brigade of Alabama troops, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and Eastern Louisiana. William G. Robinson. 1821. Born Canada. Appointed North Carolina. 25. Colonel, September 1, 1861, commanding Second Regiment, North Car
ucky and battle of Perryville, and in battle of Murfreesboroa, 1862. Major-General, June 2, 1863. In the Tullahoma campaign in Middle Tennessee, in the Chickamauga-Chattanooga campaign, battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge, 1863. In the Dalton-Atlanta Campaign of 1864; fought the battle of New Hope Church, May 25, 1864. Lieutenant-General, June, 1864, in command of the Army of the Mississippi, afterwards reorganized and known as Stewart's Corps. In battle of Peach Tree Creek, July 20th, and battle of Mt. Ezra Church, July 28th. In Hood's campaign into Tennessee, and in battles of Franklin and Nashville, November and December, 1864. After Hood's retirement, was in command of the Army of Tennessee to the close of the war. United with General Joseph E. Johnston's Army in North Carolina in February, 1865, and battle of Cole's Farm. Martin L. Smith. 1126. Born New York. Appointed New York. 16. Major-General, November 4, 1863. Commanding division at Vicksburg (18
le of Murfreesboroa, 1862. Major-General, June 2, 1863. In the Tullahoma campaign in Middle Tennessee, in the Chickamauga-Chattanooga campaign, battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge, 1863. In the Dalton-Atlanta Campaign of 1864; fought the battle of New Hope Church, May 25, 1864. Lieutenant-General, June, 1864, in command of the Army of the Mississippi, afterwards reorganized and known as Stewart's Corps. In battle of Peach Tree Creek, July 20th, and battle of Mt. Ezra Church, July 28th. In Hood's campaign into Tennessee, and in battles of Franklin and Nashville, November and December, 1864. After Hood's retirement, was in command of the Army of Tennessee to the close of the war. United with General Joseph E. Johnston's Army in North Carolina in February, 1865, and battle of Cole's Farm. Martin L. Smith. 1126. Born New York. Appointed New York. 16. Major-General, November 4, 1863. Commanding division at Vicksburg (1863); after exchange, Chief of Engineers, D
tucky (Orphan) Brigade, Breckenridge's Division, Army of Tennessee. Died September 21, 1863, of wounds received September 19, 1863, at Chickamauga. Junius Daniel. 1526. Born North Carolina. Appointed at Large. 33. Brigadier-General, September I, 1862. Commanding brigade, Rodes's Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Killed May 13, 1864, at Spotsylvania. Melancthon Smith. 1529. Born Alabama. Appointed Alabama. 36.. Colonel, Chief of Artillery, Hardee's Corps, Army of Tennrolina. Appointed South Carolina. 23. Brigadier-General, March 13, 1862. Commanding Second Brigade, First Division, Army of Mississippi. Died November 9, 1862. Abner Smead.* 1655. Born Georgia. Appointed Georgia. 25. Colonel, September I, 1862. Assistant Inspector-General, Jackson's Corp's, Army of Northern Virginia. John O. Long. 1661. Born Illinois. Appointed at Large. 31. John T. Mercer. 1670. Born Georgia. Appointed Georgia. 40. Colonel, September 27, 1
nt-Colonel, Confederate States Army. Chief of ordnance and artillery, staff of General E. Kirby Smith, Army Kentucky and Trans-Mississippi Department. Thomas J. Jackson. 1288. Born Virginia. Appointed Virginia. 17. Lieutenant-General, October 1o, 1862. Commanded Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Mortally wounded at Chancellorsville; died May 1o, 1863, Richmond, Va. Stonewall Jackson. John Adams. 1296. Born Tennessee. Appointed Tennessee. 25. Brigadier-General, Dec brigade, Cheatham's Division, Army of Mississippi; in 1863 commanding Indian Territory; in 1865 commanding cavalry division, Trans-Mississippi Department. George E. Pickett. 1330. Born Virginia. Appointed Illinois. 59. Major-General, October II, 1862. Commanding division, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. 1847. Daniel L. Beltzhoover. 1342. Born Pennsylvania. Appointed at Large. 12. Lieutenant-Colonel (in 1864 acting brigadier), March 13, 1862. In 1862 chief
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ober 10, 1862. First commanding (1861) Division in Army of Potomac; in 1862 commanding Division in Army of Northern Virginia; then commanding Trans-Mississippi Department; in 1864-‘65 commanding Reserve, Department of North Carolina. 1830. William N. Pendleton. 591. Born Virginia. Appointed Virginia. 5. Brigadier-General, March 26, 1862. Chief of artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia. John B. Magruder. 600. Born Virginia. Appointed Virginia. 15. Major-General, October 7, ‘61. In 1861 commanding Army of Peninsula; in 1862 commanding division in Army of Northern Virginia; later commanding Department of Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. Albert T. Bledsoe. 502. Born Kentucky. Appointed Kentucky. 16. Assistant Secretary of War and Chief of the Bureau of War, colonel, June 23, 1861. Meriwether L. Clark. 609. Born Missouri. Appointed Missouri. 23. Colonel and A. D. C., July 17, 1862. A. D. C. to General Braxton Bragg, Army of the Mississipp
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y of Northern Virginia, in 1862. William W. M'Creery. 1857. Born Virginia. Appointed at Large. 11. Lieutenant, Confederate States Army, 1861. Assistant to Chief of Artillery, Pemberton's staff, Department of Mississippi. Killed July 3, 1863, at Gettysburg. Stephen D. Ramseur. 1860. Born North Carolina. Appointed North Carolina. 14. Major-General, June 1, 1864. Commanding division, Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Died October 21, 1864, of wounds received October 19th at Cedar Creek. John M. Kerr. 1865. Born North Carolina. Appointed North Carolina. 19. Died in 1861 in North Carolina. John R. B. Burtwell. 1870. Born Alabama. Appointed Alabama. 24. Colonel, commanding Eleventh Alabama Cavalry, Roddey's Brigade, District of Northern Alabama. Wade H. Gibbes.* 1874. Born South Carolina. Appointed South Carolina. 28. Major, 1864, commanding Gibbes's Battalion, Artillery Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Frank Huger.
ppointed at Large. 23. Colonel. Commanding brigade, Shelby's Division, Price's Army, Trans-Mississippi Department. (Cullum confounds C. H. Tyler with Brigadier-General R. C. Tyler, killed near West Point, Ga., April 16, 1865.) John C. Booth. 1392. Born Georgia. Appointed Alabama. 24. Captain Artillery (Confederate States Army), February, 1861. Commanding arsenal at Baton Rouge, La. Thomas K. Jackson. 1393. Born South Carolina. Appointed South Carolina. 25. Major, November 1o, 1861. Chief Commissary-General, A. S. Johnston's staff, Western Department, 1861-‘62. William N. R. Beall. 1398. Born Kentucky. Appointed Arkansas. 30. Brigadier-General, April 11, 1862. Commanding brigade, Army of West; captured at Port Hudson, July 9, 1863. In 1864 and 1865 commanding brigade in Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. William T. Mechling. 1401. Born Pennsylvania. Appointed Louisiana. 33. Major, in 1864, Assistant Adjutant-General to Van D
t Corps, Department of Mississippi and Eastern Louisiana. George A. Cunningham.* 1784. Born Georgia. Appointed Alabama. 25. Lieutenant-Colonel First Virginia Infantry; then colonel heavy artillery, Cape Fear District, N. C. Henry C. M'Neill. 1785. Born Mississippi. Appointed Texas. 26. Colonel, commanding Fifth Texas Cavalry, Thomas Green's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. Aurelius F. Cone. 1787. Born Georgia. Appointed Georgia. 28. Lieutenant-Colonel, December 1o, 1863. Acting Assistant Quartermaster-General of Confederate States, Richmond, Va. Paul J. Quattlebaum. 1788. Born South Carolina. Appointed South Carolina. 29. Major, in 1862, Fifth Texas Infantry, Hood's Brigade, Longstreet's Division, Army of Northern Virginia. John S. Marmaduke. 1789. Born Missouri. Appointed Missouri. 30. Major-General, March 17, 1865. Commanded cavalry division, Sterling Price's Army, Trans-Mississippi Department. George W. Holt. 179
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