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Edmund Winston Pettus
Birth: Jul. 6, 1821
Athens
Limestone County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1907
Hot Springs
Madison County
North Carolina, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, US Senator. Born in Limestone County, Alabama, he was admitted to the bar in 1842, practice law in Gainesville, Alabama and served as judge of the seventh circuit, 1855 to 1858. With the start of the Civil War, he enlisted into the Confederate Army and was commissioned a Major in the 20th Alabama. Infantry. Rising through the ranks, he was promoted Brigadier General in September 1863 and commanded a brigade in campaigns at Chattanooga, Atlanta and the Carolinas. After the war, he resumed legal practice and in 1897, was elected as a Democrat to the US Senate, serving until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Mary Lucinda Chapman Pettus (1823 - 1906)*
 
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Burial:
Live Oak Cemetery
Selma
Dallas County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 07, 2000
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