Gen Wilmot Gibbes De Saussure

Gen Wilmot Gibbes De Saussure

Birth
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 1 Feb 1886 (aged 63)
Ocala, Marion County, Florida, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 7941579 · View Source
Suggest Edits

General of South Carolina State Militia. He served as the Secretary of the South Carolina Treasury and as a Representative to the State Assembly. Appointed to Brigadier General of State Militia in 1861, De Saussure led the 4th Brigade throughout the Civil War. He served on South Carolina Governor Francis Pickens cabinet as Secretary of the Treasury. In 1862, he was elected State Adjutant General and Inspector General of Militia. Post Civil War saw De Saussure resuming his profession as a lawyer and becoming the President of the Huguenot Society and the Sons of Cincinnati. The General died in Ocala, Florida on February 1, 1886.

Bio by: Stonewall



Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Gen Wilmot Gibbes De Saussure?

Current rating:

31 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Stonewall
  • Added: 2 Oct 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7941579
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Wilmot Gibbes De Saussure (23 Jul 1822–1 Feb 1886), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7941579, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .