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 Lloyd Tilghman

Lloyd Tilghman

Birth
Claiborne, Talbot County, Maryland, USA
Death 16 May 1863 (aged 47)
Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 11093 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was a graduate of West Point in 1836, served in the Mexican War and was a railroad civil engineer. At the start of the Civil War, he took into the Confederate service as Colonel of the 3rd Kentucky Regiment. Promoted Brigadier General in October 1861, after a vigorous defense at Fort Henry on February 6, 1862, he surrendered to the Federals and was sent as a prisoner to Fort Warren, in Boston Harbor. On being prisoner exchanged, he took command of an artillery regiment which fought at the Battle of Corinth in the fall of 1862. During the Vicksburg Campaign of 1863, he was hit in the chest by a shell fragment and killed at the Battle of Champion Hill.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11093
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lloyd Tilghman (18 Jan 1816–16 May 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11093, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .