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 Bryan Morel Thomas

Bryan Morel Thomas

Birth
Baldwin County, Georgia, USA
Death 16 Jul 1905 (aged 69)
Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia, USA
Burial Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 11092 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from US Military Academy in 1858 and resigned his commission in the Union Army when the south seceded from the Union in 1861. He enlisted in the Confederate Army, was commissioned an officer on Major General Jones M. Withers' staff and fought at the Battle of Shiloh. In 1862, he was promoted commander of the 18th Alabama Infantry, served during the Kentucky Campaign and was promoted Colonel of the 12th Mississippi Cavalry in 1863. In August 1864, he was commissioned Brigadier General in command of the defenses of Mobile, Alabama and was captured while trying to hold Fort Blakely in April 1865. After the war, he was a farmer in Georgia and a US Marshal.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11092
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bryan Morel Thomas (8 May 1836–16 Jul 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11092, citing West Hill Cemetery, Dalton, Whitfield County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .