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 William Young Conn Humes

William Young Conn Humes

Birth
Abingdon, Washington County, Virginia, USA
Death 12 Sep 1883 (aged 53)
Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Chapel Hill Section, Lot 299
Memorial ID 10994 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Major General. Prior to the Civil War, he was a lawyer in practice when he enlisted and was commissioned a Captain in the Confederate Artillery. He commanded batteries during the Battle of New Madrid and was promoted Colonel in April 1862. In November, 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of a division of horse artillery in Confederate General Wheeler's Corps. He participated in Atlanta Campaign, Buck Head Creek, Monroe's Cross Roads, North Carolina and was promoted Major General in March 1865. After the war, he resumed legal practice until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 15 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10994
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Young Conn Humes (1 May 1830–12 Sep 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10994, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .