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John Gregg

  • Birth 28 Sep 1828 Lawrence County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 7 Oct 1864 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Aberdeen, Monroe County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 10884

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the Provincial Congress of the Southern Confederacy in Montgomery, Alabama and later in Richmond, Virginia. He resigned his congressional seat, formed the 7th Texas Infantry and was commissioned Brigadier General in September 1862. In the succeeding years, he led the 7th Texas Infantry, 3rd, 10th, 30th, 41st, 50th Tennessee Infantries and the 1st Tennessee Battalion in many southern battles. While fighting in the Battle of Richmond, Virginia, October 7, 1864, he was killed in action on the field at age 36.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 11 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10884
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Gregg (28 Sep 1828–7 Oct 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10884, citing Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery, Aberdeen, Monroe County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .