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Gen David Emanuel Twiggs

Gen David Emanuel Twiggs

Birth
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Death 15 Jul 1862 (aged 72)
Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Burial Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 9094 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Major General. He was the oldest ex-officer of the US Army to join the Confederacy. He was a general in the War with Mexico, and was one of four generals of the line in the United States Army in 1860. He was dismissed for turning over his command and property to the state of Texas in March 1861, and became a Confederate General.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9094
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen David Emanuel Twiggs (14 Feb 1790–15 Jul 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9094, citing Twiggs Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .