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 John Pegram

John Pegram

Birth
Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
Death 6 Feb 1865 (aged 33)
Dinwiddie County, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 4663 · View Source
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US Civil War Confederate General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1854, was commissioned an officer in the 2nd Dragoons and served on the frontier. At the out break of the Civil War, he resigned and was commissioned a Captain in the Confederate Cavalry. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel, he was captured at the Battle of Rich Mountain and was later prisoner exchanged. In July 1862, he was assigned as chief for staff of General Edmund Kirby Smith. In November 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General, commanding a cavalry brigade at Rich Mountain, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Wilderness, Shenandoah Valley and Winchester. On February 6, 1865, as rallied his troops at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, he was killed instantly.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4663
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Pegram (24 Jan 1832–6 Feb 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4663, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .