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 George Wythe Randolph

George Wythe Randolph

Birth
Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 Apr 1867 (aged 49)
Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Burial Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11056 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia, he was a successful lawyer when he joined the Confederate Army as a Major in April, 1861. He fought in the Battle of Big Bethel and was promoted Brigadier General on February 12, 1862. In March 1862, he was appointed Secretary of War by Confederate President Jefferson Davis, but resigned from office in November, 1862. He chose exile in Europe after the Confederacy fell and returned to Virginia in early 1867 and died soon after from pneumonia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11056
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Wythe Randolph (10 Mar 1818–3 Apr 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11056, citing Monticello National Park Grounds, Albemarle County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .