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 Richard Caswell Gatlin

Richard Caswell Gatlin

Birth
Kinston, Lenoir County, North Carolina, USA
Death 8 Sep 1896 (aged 87)
Mount Nebo, Yell County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 10872 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Prior to the Civil War, he graduated from US Military Academy in 1832, served as an infantry officer in the war with Mexico and on frontier duty in Indian Territory. In 1861, he resigned his commission and was appointed Colonel in the Army of the Confederate States. Promoted Brigadier General in August 1861, he was assigned command of the Department of North Carolina and the coast defenses of the State. After New Bern fell to the Federals in March 1862, he was relieved from duty due to a severe illness. He continued to serve as Adjutant Inspector General of the State North Carolina until resigning in September 1862, due to illness and age. After the war he engaged in farming in Sebastian County, Arkansas.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10872
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Caswell Gatlin (18 Jan 1809–8 Sep 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10872, citing Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .