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Civil War Soldiers - Mahone
|MAHONE, WILLIAM, Virginia.
Colonel, Sixth Virginia Regiment Infantry, __, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., November 16, 1861.
Major general, P. A. C. S. (temporary rank), June 1, 1864; declined.
Major general, P. A. C. S., July 30, 1864.
Died at Washington, D. C., October 8, 1895.
Brigade composed of the Third Alabama, the Sixth, Twelfth, Sixteenth
and Forty-first Virginia, and Second (afterward the Twelfth) North
Carolina Regiments Infantry, Anderson's Division, A. P. Hill's Corps,
Army of Northern Virginia. Division composed of Wright's Georgia,
Weisiger's Virginia, Saunder's Alabama, Harris' Mississippi and
Finegan's Florida Brigades, Army of Northern Virginia, 1864- 1865.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898