Gen John Twiggs

Gen John Twiggs

Maryland, USA
Death 29 Mar 1816 (aged 65)
Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Burial Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 9887 · View Source
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American Revolutionary War General. At the start of the Revolution, he was a Captian in the Georgia Militia and was later promoted to Colonel. Promoted Brigadier General in August 1781, he fought in the Georgia Campagin and was wounded at the Battle of Camden, South Carolina. In September 1791, he was promoted Major General and continued to serve in the military after the Revolution. He was also appointed Justice of the Peace for Burke County, Georgia 1782 and as a member of the State Senate in 1791.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Added: 6 Jun 2000
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gen John Twiggs (5 Jun 1750–29 Mar 1816), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9887, citing Twiggs Cemetery, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .