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Civil War Soldiers - Marmaduke
|MARMADUKE, JOHN S., Missouri.
First lieutenant, Corps of Cavalry, C. S. A., March 16, 1861.
Colonel, Third Confederate Regiment, January 1, 1862.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., November 15, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., March 17, 1865.
Died December 28, 1887.
Brigade composed of the Third Confederate, the Twenty-fifth,
Twenty-ninth, and Thirty-seventh Tennessee Regiments and Snell's Light
Battery of Artillery, constituting the Fourth Brigade, Third Corps,
Army of the Mississippi. Commanding all the cavalry forces in Northern
Arkansas. September 8, 1864, commanding division composed of the
brigades of Clark and Harrison, Price's Army (Trans-Mississippi
Department). October 25, 1864, captured in Linn County, Arkansas.
Marmaduke, John Sappington, born in Missouri, appointed from
Missouri cadet United States Military Academy, July 1, 1853; graduated
thirtieth in a class of thirty-eight.
Brevet second lieutenant, First Infantry, July 1, 1857.
Second lieutenant, Seventh Infantry, August 1, 1857.
Resigned April 17, 1861.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898