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Gen George Earl Maney
Birth: Aug. 24, 1826
Death: Feb. 9, 1901

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War he was a native of Nashville and a successful lawyer when elected Colonel of the 1st Tennessee Infantry Regiment. He led the 1st Tennessee in actions at Manassas Junction, Chattanooga, Corinth and after the Battle of Battle of Shiloh, he was promoted Brigadier General in April, 1862. In command of a brigade in the Army of Tennessee, he participated in the battles of Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain. During the Atlanta Campaign in 1864, he fought at the battles of Kennesaw Mountain, Jonesboro and Franklin. After the Battle of Atlanta, he retreated into northern Mississippi and joined the remains of his Army of Tennessee forces with General Johnson and moved to South Carolina for the final Battle at Bentonville. On April 26, 1865, he surrendered the 1st Tennessee Infantry Regiment to the Union. After the war, he resumed his legal practice. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.15183, -86.73404
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11023
Gen George Earl Maney
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Gen George Earl Maney
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- Mike Caldwell
 Added: Aug. 24, 2014
In memory of Brig. Gen. Maney on behalf of my gr-gr-grandfather, William M. Cunningham, who served under Maney in 1st Feild's Regt of Tennessee.
- Margaret Butler
 Added: Aug. 23, 2014
Your rememberance will last for eternity.
- Patrick Murphy
 Added: May. 24, 2014
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