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Bryan Grimes
Birth: Nov. 2, 1828
Grimesland
Pitt County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1880, USA

Major General, CSA. Gen. Grimes led a distinguished career in the Army of Northern Virginia. He was the last Maj. General. appointed to that Army, and he led the last Confederate attack at Appomattox on the morning of April 9, 1865, just before the surrender. He was murdered from ambush by a hired assassin named William Parker. Gen. Grimes has an elaborate monument in Trinity Churchyard Cemetery, near Chocowinity, North Carolina, but he is not buried there. He is actually buried in the family cemetery on his plantation of "Grimesland," about five miles northwest of the Trinity cemetery. The Grimes family cemetery is back in the woods behind the plantation house, and all of this land is private property. Both the Trinity cemetery and "Grimesland" are located on N.C. Hwy. 33. 
 
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 Parents:
  Bryan Grimes (1793 - 1860)
  Nancy Grist Grimes (1798 - 1829)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Hilliard Davis Grimes (1833 - 1857)
  Charlotte Emily Bryan Grimes (1840 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Infant Grimes (1852 - 1852)*
  Nancy Grimes (1854 - 1854)*
  Alston Grimes (1866 - 1914)*
  John Bryan Grimes (1868 - 1923)*
  John Bryan Grimes (1868 - 1923)*
  Charlotte Bryan Grimes Williams (1869 - 1950)*
  Mary Bryan Grimes Hackett (1871 - 1957)*
  Susan Penelope Grimes (1872 - 1920)*
  William Demsie Grimes (1876 - 1932)*
  George Frederick Grimes (1877 - 1880)*
  Junius Daniel Grimes (1878 - 1959)*
  Theodora Bryan Grimes Rodman (1880 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Zilpha Ann Grimes (1819 - 1822)*
  Susan Grist Grimes Myers (1821 - 1862)*
  William Grimes (1823 - 1884)*
  Junius Augustus Grimes (1825 - 1833)*
  Bryan Grimes (1828 - 1880)
  Willie Grimes (1837 - 1853)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

Cause of death: Murdered by a hired assassin
 
Burial:
Grimesland Cemetery
Grimesland
Pitt County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Plot 11a
 
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Record added: Mar 19, 2000
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