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Gen William Barksdale
Birth: Aug. 21, 1821
Smyrna
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, US Congressman. He led a distinguished career in Mississippi and as a Confederate commander. He was mortally wounded on the second day at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, during the attack of Longstreet's Corps on the Peach Orchard and Wheat Field. 
 
Burial:
Friendship Cemetery *
Columbus
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Originally Created by: Becky Coe (for Ralph F. ...
Record added: Jan 21, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17613129
Gen William Barksdale
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Gen William Barksdale
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General thank you for your service. Our American Civil War was a tragic time for all of us. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
Remembering your bravery and death 151 years later. Be at Peace!
- Pipedreamer
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
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