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Civil War Soldiers - Elzey
|ELZEY, ARNOLD, Maryland.
Lieutenant colonel, Corps of Infantry, C. S. A., March 16, 1861.
Colonel First Maryland Regiment, June 17, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., July 21, 1861.
Major general, P. A. C. S., December 4, 1862.
Died February 21, 1871.
Brigade composed of the Twelfth Georgia and the Thirteenth,
Twenty-fifth, Thirty-first, Forty-fourth, Fifty-second and
Fifty-eighth Virginia Regiments, Ewell's Division, Jackson's Corps,
the Army of Northern Virginia.
First Brigade, composed of the First Maryland, Tenth and Thirteenth
Virginia, and Second Tennessee Regiments.
Commanding Department of Richmond, Virginia, April — , 1863, to March
September 25, 1864, assigned Chief of Artillery of Army of Tennessee.
Elzey, Arnold, born in Maryland, appointed from Maryland cadet
United States Military Academy, July 1, 1833; graduated thirty-third
in a class of fifty as (Arnold E. Jones).
Second lieutenant Second Artillery, July 1, 1837.
First lieutenant, November 12, 1839.
Regimental adjutant, December 8, 1847, to January 11, 1848.
Captain, February 14, 1849.
Brevet captain, August 20, 1847, for gallant and meritorious conduct
in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco, Mexico.
Resigned April 25, 1861.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898