Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Considered one of the finist artillery commanders during the Civil War. He was mortally wounded at the Battle of Five Forks and was buried on the field. His remains were brought to Richmond for Burial on December 6, 1865. He was interrent next to his brother, Brigadier General John Pegram, who was killed at the Battle of Hatcher's Run near Petersburg on February 6, 1865.