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Civil War Soldiers - Law

LAW, E. M., Alabama.
Lieutenant colonel, Fourth Alabama Regiment Infantry, May 2, 1861.
Colonel, Fourth Alabama Regiment Infantry, October 28, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., October 3, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., April 9, 1862.

Brigade composed of the Fourth, Fifteenth, Forty-fourth, Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Alabama Regiments Infantry, Hood's Division, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Brigade, at battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862, composed of the Sixth, Fifty-fourth and Fifty-seventh North Carolina and Fourth and Forty-fourth Alabama Regiments. Brigade subsequently composed of Fourth Alabama, Sixth North Carolina, and Second and Eleventh Mississippi Regiments. As major general, commanding division formerly commanded by Major General Wade Hampton, composed of Young's Georgia Brigade, commanded by Colonel Wright, and Logan's South Carolina Brigade.

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

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