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Gen Henry Delamar Clayton
Birth: Mar. 7, 1827
Pulaski County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1889
Tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa County
Alabama, USA

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) 
 
Family links: 
 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)*
  Jeff Davis Clayton (1869 - 1941)*
  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
Find A Grave Memorial# 8847
Gen Henry Delamar Clayton
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Gen Henry Delamar Clayton
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- Cousins by the Dozens
 Added: Apr. 30, 2017
For service rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Oct. 3, 2016

- poddop
 Added: Oct. 3, 2016
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