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Henry Delamar Clayton
Birth: 1827
Death: 1889

Civil War Confederate Major General. When Civil War began, he was as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives and was asked to recruit a volunteer regiment. He organized the 1st Alabama Infantry Regiment in March 1861 and was appointed Colonel. In 1862, he organized the 39th Alabama Regiment which led in the Kentucky campaign and the Battle of Murfreesboro. Promoted Brigadier General in 1863, he led his brigade in all the battles of Atlanta, Tennessee campaigns and the campaign in the Carolinas. Commissioned Major General in 1864, he led his division at Jonesboro, in the Nashville campaign and in North Carolina, surrendering his corps in the spring of 1865. After the war he engaged in planting and practiced law until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Victoria Virginia Hunter Clayton (1832 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Victoria Virginia Clayton Williams*
  Sarah Elizabeth Bowler Clayton Walthour (1852 - 1928)*
  Theresa Emily Clayton (1855 - 1856)*
  Henry De Lamar Clayton (1857 - 1929)*
  Bertram Tracy Clayton (1862 - 1918)*
  Lee Johnston Clayton (1874 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Eufaula
Barbour County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Mar 13, 2000
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Henry Delamar Clayton
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
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