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Gen William Barksdale

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Gen William Barksdale

  • Birth 21 Aug 1821 Smyrna, Rutherford County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 1863 Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Cenotaph Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 17613129

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, US Congressman. He led a distinguished career in Mississippi and as a Confederate commander. He was mortally wounded on the second day at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, during the attack of Longstreet's Corps on the Peach Orchard and Wheat Field.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Becky Coe (for Ralph F. Coe)
  • Added: 21 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17613129
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gen William Barksdale (21 Aug 1821–2 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17613129, citing Friendship Cemetery, Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .