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 Marmaduke Johnson

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Marmaduke Johnson Famous memorial

Birth
Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA
Death
20 Nov 1871 (aged 45)
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot
Section: Q; Plot: 16
Memorial ID
7714942 View Source

Civil War Confederate States Officer. A respected Richmond criminal lawyer and Commonwealth Attorney prior to the Civil War, he was a member of the Virginia Secession Convention in 1861 and escorted Robert E. Lee to the Virginia Senate to received command of the Virginia forces. Entering the Confederate Army as a Captain in 1862, he was paroled at Appomattox in 1865 as a Lieutenant Colonel, having served in every battle of every campaign from the Seven Days to Appomattox Court House with A. P. Hill's Light Division. Following the war he resumed his legal practice in Richmond and operated Richmond's Davis House Hotel. He was the uncle of the Pegram brothers, General John Pegram and Colonel Willie Pegram.

Civil War Confederate States Officer. A respected Richmond criminal lawyer and Commonwealth Attorney prior to the Civil War, he was a member of the Virginia Secession Convention in 1861 and escorted Robert E. Lee to the Virginia Senate to received command of the Virginia forces. Entering the Confederate Army as a Captain in 1862, he was paroled at Appomattox in 1865 as a Lieutenant Colonel, having served in every battle of every campaign from the Seven Days to Appomattox Court House with A. P. Hill's Light Division. Following the war he resumed his legal practice in Richmond and operated Richmond's Davis House Hotel. He was the uncle of the Pegram brothers, General John Pegram and Colonel Willie Pegram.

Bio by: Garver Graver


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 27 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7714942
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7714942/marmaduke-johnson: accessed ), memorial page for Marmaduke Johnson (8 Aug 1826–20 Nov 1871), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7714942, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.