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 Edward Cunningham, Jr

Edward Cunningham, Jr

Birth
Cumberland County, Virginia, USA
Death 18 Oct 1904 (aged 63)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 37, Lot 2938
Memorial ID 18512 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Educated at the Virginia Military Institute, he served briefly on the staffs of Generals Thomas J. Jackson and Joseph E. Johnston. Commissioned a Lieutenant of artillery in the Confederate Army, he was transferred to New Orleans, then was promoted to Major, serving as Chief of Artillery for General E. Kirby Smith. Cunningham surrendered at Shreveport, Louisiana in 1865. He took up teaching as his postwar occupation, including 3 years as professor at Louisiana State University. During this time he also studied law and was admitted to the St. Louis Bar Association. He formed a partnership with former fellow Confederate Alphonso C. Stewart, and practiced in St. Louis for 3 decades.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Nov 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18512
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Cunningham, Jr (21 Aug 1841–18 Oct 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18512, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .