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Gen Dabney Herndon Maury
Birth: May 21, 1822
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1900
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Major General. He graduated from West Point in 1846, was commissioned an US Army officer and was recognized for meritorious conduct during the Mexican American War. When the Civil War began, he resigned his commission and entered the Confederate Army as a Colonel. He performed admirably at the battles of Pea Ridge and was promoted Brigadier General in early 1862. He led division in actions at Corinth, Vicksburg and was promoted Major General in November, 1862. Appointed commander of the District of the Gulf in 1863, he supervised the construction of Mobile's defenses but was forced to order the city's evacuation 1865. After the war he served as US Minister to Colombia, 1885 to 1889. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Minor Maury (____ - 1823)
  Eliza Maury Maury (1793 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Nannie R. Mason Maury (1829 - 1876)
 
 Children:
  Eliza Fontaine Maury*
  Roy Mason Maury (1857 - 1857)*
  Dabney Herndon Maury (1863 - 1933)*
  William Maury (1872 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Confederate Cemetery
Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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For services rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, General.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 23, 2016

- rhondajo
 Added: Oct. 25, 2015
With Honor and Respect, thank you for your service to the South.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Aug. 15, 2015
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