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Jeremy Francis Gilmer
Birth: Feb. 23, 1818
Death: Dec. 1, 1883

Civil War Confederate Major General. He graduated from West Point in 1839, was commissioned a US Army Engineer officer, constructed fortifications and conducted surveys until 1861, when he resigned in support of the southern cause. In September 1861, he was appointed Major of Engineers in the Confederate Army and served as Chief Engineer on the staff of General A. S. Johnston. He was promoted Colonel of Engineers in 1862 and assigned to the Office of Chief of Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Virginia. In August 1863, he was promoted Major General and ordered to Charleston, South Carolina, to direct the defense of the city. He returned to Richmond in June 1864, where he directed the Engineer Bureau until the end of the War. After the war, he was a director of the Georgia Central Railroad and president of the Savannah Gas Light. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Louisa Frederica Alexander Gilmer (1824 - 1895)*
  Louisa Porter Gilmer Minis (1852 - 1921)*
  Henry H Gilmer (1854 - 1919)*
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Laurel Grove Cemetery (North)
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
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Record added: Jun 21, 2000
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Jeremy Francis Gilmer
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