Feb. 14, 1790 Augusta Richmond County Georgia, USA
Jul. 15, 1862 Augusta Richmond County Georgia, USA
Civil War Confederate Major General. He was the oldest ex-officer of the US Army to join the Confederacy. He was a general in the War with Mexico, and was one of four generals of the line in the United States Army in 1860. He was dismissed for turning over his command and property to the state of Texas in March 1861, and became a Confederate General.
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A career army officer, David Emanuel Twiggs was born in Georgia on February 14, 1790. Preparing for a career in law in Augusta when war broke out with Great Britain in 1812, Twiggs received a commission as a captain in the Eighth Infantry. Promoted to maj...(Read more) -
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