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John Pegram
Birth: Jan. 24, 1832
Petersburg
Petersburg City
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1865
Dinwiddie County
Virginia, USA

US Civil War Confederate General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1854, was commissioned an officer in the 2nd Dragoons and served on the frontier. At the out break of the Civil War, he resigned and was commissioned a Captain in the Confederate Cavalry. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel, he was captured at the Battle of Rich Mountain and was later prisoner exchanged. In July 1862, he was assigned as chief for staff of General Edmund Kirby Smith. In November 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General, commanding a cavalry brigade at Rich Mountain, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Wilderness, Shenandoah Valley and Winchester. On February 6, 1865, as rallied his troops at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, he was killed instantly. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  James West Pegram (1804 - 1844)
  Virginia Johnson Pegram (1810 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Hetty Cary Martin (1836 - 1892)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Pegram (1832 - 1865)
  Mary Evans Pegram Anderson (1832 - 1911)*
  James West Pegram (1839 - 1881)*
  William Ransom Johnson Pegram (1841 - 1865)*
  Virginia Pegram McIntosh (1843 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 37.53378, -77.45595
 
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Record added: Mar 03, 1999
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- Rio girl 2
 Added: Aug. 6, 2017
Deo Vindice, Resurgam
- Eddie Inman
 Added: Apr. 25, 2017
For service rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, General.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Feb. 2, 2017
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