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Gen David Emanuel Twiggs

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Gen David Emanuel Twiggs

  • Birth 14 Feb 1790 Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 15 Jul 1862 Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 9094

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: 9 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 .