Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Douglases in:
 • Elmwood Cemetery
 • Shepherdstown
 • Jefferson County
 • West Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Henry Kyd Douglas
Birth: Sep. 29, 1838
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 18, 1903, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He was General Stonewall Jackson's youngest staff member and personal aide. His memoirs were published after the Civil War - "I Rode With Stonewall" - by his nephew John Kyd Beckenbaugh. He lived at Ferry Hill Place across the Potomac River from Shepherdstown, WV. He enlisted in the Confederate Army as a private, rose to Captain, and later Colonel. He was Assistant Inspector General and Assistant Adjudant General on Jackson's staff. After Jackson's death, he was Chief of Staff and Assistant Adjutant General to five Confederate Generals. He was commander of the Light Brigade at Appomattox. His troops were the last to stack arms upon surrender. He was wounded six times and imprisoned twice. He practiced law in Winchester, VA after the war, and later moved his practice to Hagerstown, Maryland. 
Elmwood Cemetery
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 14, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11759
Henry Kyd Douglas
Added by: quebecoise
Henry Kyd Douglas
Added by: Art Loux
Henry Kyd Douglas
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Forgotten Sons
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Brother-in-law of my 2nd cousin 4x removed
- Penny Carpenter - Clark
 Added: Dec. 7, 2014

- Sharon Blackford
 Added: Oct. 2, 2014

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
There are 83 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (3.9 after 43 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service