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Gen Dabney Herndon Maury, Sr

Gen Dabney Herndon Maury, Sr

Birth
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Death 11 Jan 1900 (aged 77)
Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11027 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Army Major General. He graduated from West Point in 1846, was commissioned an US Army officer and was recognized for meritorious conduct during the Mexican American War. When the Civil War began, he resigned his commission and entered the Confederate Army as a Colonel. He performed admirably at the battles of Pea Ridge and was promoted Brigadier General in early 1862. He led division in actions at Corinth, Vicksburg and was promoted Major General in November, 1862. Appointed commander of the District of the Gulf in 1863, he supervised the construction of Mobile's defenses but was forced to order the city's evacuation 1865. After the war he served as US Minister to Colombia, 1885 to 1889.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11027
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Dabney Herndon Maury, Sr (21 May 1822–11 Jan 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11027, citing Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .