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Gen Marcellus Augustus Stovall

Gen Marcellus Augustus Stovall

Birth
Sparta, Hancock County, Georgia, USA
Death 4 Aug 1895 (aged 76)
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Burial Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Plot 2nd section north of 6th Street, 2nd walkway east of west wall
Memorial ID 9091 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a Captain of a militia artillery unit when appointed Lieutenant Colonel in the 3rd Georgia Infantry, serving under General Kirby Smith in Kentucky. In January 1863, he was promoted to Brigadier General in command of a brigade in General Breckenridge's Division, which fought at Chickamauga and in the Atlanta Campaign. After the fall of Atlanta, he commanded a brigade in General Clayton's Division that fought at Franklin, Nashville, and in the Carolinas. After the war, he became a cotton broker and chemical manufacturer.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 10 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9091
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Marcellus Augustus Stovall (18 Sep 1818–4 Aug 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9091, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .