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Gen George Earl Maney

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Gen George Earl Maney

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War he was a native of Nashville and a successful lawyer when elected Colonel of the 1st Tennessee Infantry Regiment. He led the 1st Tennessee in actions at Manassas Junction, Chattanooga, Corinth and after the Battle of Battle of Shiloh, he was promoted Brigadier General in April, 1862. In command of a brigade in the Army of Tennessee, he participated in the battles of Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain. During the Atlanta Campaign in 1864, he fought at the battles of Kennesaw Mountain, Jonesboro and Franklin. After the Battle of Atlanta, he retreated into northern Mississippi and joined the remains of his Army of Tennessee forces with General Johnson and moved to South Carolina for the final Battle at Bentonville. On April 26, 1865, he surrendered the 1st Tennessee Infantry Regiment to the Union. After the war, he resumed his legal practice.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11023
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen George Earl Maney (24 Aug 1826–9 Feb 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11023, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .