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Armistead Lindsay Long
Birth: Sep. 3, 1825
Death: Apr. 29, 1891

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born in Campbell County, Virginia, he graduated from West Point in 1856, was commissioned an officer of artillery and served on the frontier. When the Civil War began, he resigned his commissioned and accepted a rank of Major, Chief of Artillery in the Provisional Army of Virginia. In March 1861, he was promoted Colonel and assumed the position as military secretary on General Robert E. Lee's staff. He served with Lee in all the major campaigns of Virginia and was promoted Brigadier General Chief of Artillery of the 2nd Army Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia, in September, 1863. He commanded the artillery through the Overland Campaign, battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse and Shenandoah. In 1864, he rejoined General Lee's command and commanded his artillery corps until the surrender in April, 1865. After the war, he served as a civil engineer and wrote the book "Memoirs of Robert E. Lee". (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Maplewood Cemetery
Charlottesville
Charlottesville City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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- shelby
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012
Wow, I just found out he is my first cousin, 4X removed.
- Kristina
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