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Gen Thomas “Tom” Green

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Gen Thomas “Tom” Green

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Prior to the Civil War, he served as an Army officer in the Mexican-American War and as clerk of the Supreme Court of Texas. He entered the Civil War as a Colonel in the brigade of General H. H. Sibley and saw service in New Mexico. In 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the Texas Confederate forces, participated in Battle of Galveston and at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana. At the Battle of Blair's Landing, April 12, 1864, he was killed at short range by the cannon of a Federal gunboat on the Red River.

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  • Added: 9 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9071
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Thomas “Tom” Green (8 Jun 1814–12 Apr 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9071, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .