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 James Barbour Terrill

James Barbour Terrill

Birth
Bath County, Virginia, USA
Death 30 May 1864 (aged 26)
Cold Harbor, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Burial Hanovertown, Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11089 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1858 and when the Civil War began he held the commission of Major in the 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. Appointed Colonel of the 13th Virginia Infantry Regiment, he participated in battles at Shenandoah, Gaines's Mill, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, Cedar Mountain, Fredericksburg, Wilderness and Spotsylvania. In 1864, he was promoted Brigadier General and was killed in battle at Bethesda Church, Virginia on May 30, 1864. His brother Union Brigadier General William Rufus Terrill, was killed in action at the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky in October 1862.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11089
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Barbour Terrill (20 Feb 1838–30 May 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11089, citing Bethesda Church Civil War Battlefield, Hanovertown, Hanover County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .