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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