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 George Hume Steuart

George Hume Steuart

Birth
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 22 Nov 1903 (aged 75)
South River, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 11082 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1848 and was commissioned an officer in the 2nd Dragoons. A Captain at the start of the Civil War, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st Maryland Confederate Regiment. In July 1861 he was promoted its Colonel, and became Brigadier General of Confederate Cavalry in March 1862. He was badly wounded at Cross Keys on June 8, 1862, and his brigade suffered severely in the attack on Culp's Hill at Gettysburg in July 1863. During the Battle of the Wilderness he was taken prisoner, but was exchanged during the winter of 1864 and returned to the Army of Northern Virginia. He commanded a brigade during the Petersburg Campaign before surrendering at Appomattox Court House. After the war he relocated to Maryland and became a farmer.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11082
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Hume Steuart (24 Aug 1828–22 Nov 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11082, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .