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 Thomas Moore Scott

Thomas Moore Scott

Birth
Athens, Clarke County, Georgia, USA
Death 21 Apr 1876 (aged 46–47)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 11072 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was engaged in farming when he enlisted in the 12th Louisiana Infantry and was elected Colonel. He led the 12th Louisiana in campaigns of the war in Kentucky, Tennessee and North Carolina. During the Battle of Atlanta, he distinguished himself and was promoted Brigadier General in May, 1864. He led a brigade at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee, was severely wounded on November 30, 1864 and saw no further action for the remainder of the war. After the war, he returned to Louisiana and operated a sugar plantation until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11072
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Moore Scott (1829–21 Apr 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11072, citing Greenwood Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .