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Col Edgar Burwell Montague

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Col Edgar Burwell Montague

Birth
Essex County, Virginia, USA
Death 21 Feb 1885 (aged 52)
Burial Christchurch, Middlesex County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 20489886 View Source

- Born in Essex
- Pre-enlistment occupation: Lawyer
- Educated VMI 1855 and William & Mary 1855-56.

Enlistment:
- Enlisted on May 21 1862 as Major

Mustering information:
- Commissioned into Field and Staff, 53rd Infantry (Virginia) on May 15 1861
- Discharged due to promotion from 53rd Infantry (Virginia) on May 21 1862 (Estimated day of commission)
- Commissioned into Field and Staff, 32nd Infantry (Virginia) on May 21 1862

Promotions:
- Promoted to Lt Col (Full, Vol) on Nov 9 1861 (As of 53rd VA Inf)
- Promoted to Colonel (Full, Vol) on May 21 1862 (As of 32nd VA Inf)

Listed as:
- Absent, sick on Dec 25 1864
- Paroled on Apr 24 1865 at Richmond, VA


Father: Lewis Brooke Montague
Mother: Catherine Street Jesse Montague
Wife: Virginia Eubank Montague
Children:
Annie Edloe Montague 1859 -
Fairfax Eubank Montague 1861 -
Edgar Edmonds Montague 1862 -
Education:
1851 – 1853: Attended Virginia Military Institute
1856: Graduated from College of William & Mary law school
Occupation before War:
Lawyer & Merchant in Middlesex, King, and Owen Counties in Virginia
Civil War Career:
1861: Major of Montague's Virginia Infantry Battalion
1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 53rd Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1865: Colonel of 32nd Virginia Infantry Regiment
1865: Paroled in Richmond Virginia on April 24, 1865
Occupation after War:
Practiced law in Richmond Virginia
Merchant in King & Queen County Virginia
Judge in Virginia

Died: February 21, 1885
Place of Death: Inglewood Virginia
Age at time of Death: 52 years old
Burial Place: Christ Church Cemetery Saluda Virginia


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  • Added: 17 Jul 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20489886
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/20489886/edgar-burwell-montague : accessed ), memorial page for Col Edgar Burwell Montague (2 Aug 1832–21 Feb 1885), Find a Grave Memorial ID 20489886, citing Christ Church Cemetery, Christchurch, Middlesex County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Hope (contributor 46790939) .