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Civil War Soldiers - Beauregard
|BEAUREGARD, G. T., Louisiana.
Brigadier general, C. S. A., March 1, 1861.
General, C. S. A., July 21, 1861.
Died at New Orleans, February 20, 1893.
Assigned to command at Charleston, S. C., March 1, 1861.
In command of the Army of the Potomac, June 2, 1861 ; assigned command
of Department of Alexandria, Va.
In command at Manassas, Va., July 19-21, 1861.
In command of District of the Potomac, by General Orders, No. 15,
adjutant and inspector general's office, Richmond, October 22, 1861.
On March 5, 1862, in command of the Army of the Mississippi. Ordered
to command at Columbus, Ky., by Secretary of War, January 29, 1862.
In command of the Department of South Carolina and Georgia, August 29,
1863 ; Florida added to the department in 1863.
In command of the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia,
April 22, 1864.
In command of the troops in Southeastern Virginia, including
Petersburg and Drewry's Bluff, May 14, 1864.
Commanding, October 17, 1864, Military Division of the West, east of
the Mississippi River, comprising the Department of Tennessee and
Georgia, commanded by General J. B. Hood, and the Department of
Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, commanded by Lieutenant
General Richard Taylor.
February 16, 1865, in command of all troops operating in South
February 25, 1865, announced as second in command of Army of Tennessee
to General Joseph E. Johnston.
Beauregard, Peter Gustavus Toutaunt, born in Louisiana, appointed
from Louisiana cadet United States Military Academy, July 1, 1834;
graduated second in a class of forty-five.
Second lieutenant, First Artillery, July 1, 1838.
Second lieutenant of engineers, July 7, 1838.
First lieutenant, June 16, 1839.
Captain, March 3, 1853.
Brevet captain, August 20, 1847, for gallant and meritorious conduct
in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mexico, and
Major, September 13, 1847, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the
battle of Chapultepec, Mexico.
Resigned, February 20, 1861.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898