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Civil War Soldiers - Heth

HETH, HENRY, Virginia.
Major, Corps Infantry, C.S.A., March 16, l861.
Colonel, Forty-fifth Virginia Infantry, June 17, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., January 6, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., May 24, 1863.

Brigade, in ___, 1862, composed of the Fortieth, Forty-seventh, and Fifty-fifth Virginia Regiments of Infantry, and Twenty-second Virginia Battalion Infantry, A. P. Hill's Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Division composed of Pettigrew's, Archer's, Davis', Cook's, and Brockenbrough's Brigades, Third Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, 1863-5.

Heth, Henry, born in Virginia, appointed from Virginia cadet United States Military Academy, July 1, 1843; graduated thirty-eighth in a class of thirty-eight.
Brevet second lieutenant, First Infantry, July 1, 1847.
Second lieutenant, Sixth Infantry, September 22, 1847.
First lieutenant, June 9, 1853.
Regimental quartermaster from November 24, 1854, to March 3, 1855.
Captain, Tenth Infantry, March 3, 1855.
Resigned April 25, 1861.

Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898

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