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Gen Thomas "Tom" Green
Birth: Jun. 8, 1814
Amelia County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1864
Red River Parish
Louisiana, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Prior to the Civil War, he served as an Army officer in the Mexican-American War and as clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas. He entered the Civil War as a Colonel in the brigade of General H. H. Sibley and saw service in New Mexico. In 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the Texas Confederate forces, participated in Battle of Galveston and at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. At the Battle of Blair's Landing, April 12, 1864, he was killed at short range by the cannon of a Federal gunboat on the Red River. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathan Green (1792 - 1866)
  Mary Field Green (1792 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Wallace Chalmers Green (1828 - 1866)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Wallace Green Lane (1847 - 1926)*
  Eliza Chalmers Green Neil (1849 - 1931)*
  Alice Green Bentley (1850 - 1940)*
  Jeanette Green Haydon (1853 - 1932)*
  Thomas Green (1857 - 1886)*
  Laura Green Hodgson (1859 - 1940)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Green (1814 - 1864)
  William Sidney Green (1816 - 1872)*
  James Harrington Green (1818 - 1901)*
  John Alexander Green (1821 - 1899)*
  Ann Alexander Green Bowdon (1823 - 1911)*
  Nathan Green (1827 - 1919)*
  Robert Green (1829 - 1859)*
  Maria Julia Green (1833 - 1834)*
  Mary Field Green Merritt (1852 - 1876)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 30.27607, -97.72843
 
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Record added: Apr 09, 2000
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To one of the founding fathers of the Republic of Texas, General, it is an honor to visit your memorial, sir. You lived and died a hero and I am humbled by reading your story. The Waxahachie Daily Light had an article on their website about you, titled; S...(Read more)
- Stone✞Searcher
 Added: Oct. 11, 2014
Brother Green. For services rendered in the field. Honor, Integrity and Brotherhood. Rest in peace!
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014

- Patrick Murphy
 Added: May. 7, 2014
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