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Civil War Soldiers - Maury
|MAURY, DABNEY H., Virginia.
Captain, Corps of Cavalry, C. S. A., March 16, 1861.
Lieutenant colonel, Twentieth Mississippi Infantry.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., March 12, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., November 11, 1862.
Commanding division composed of the brigades of Moore, Ross and
Cabell. Commanding division, in 1862, composed of the brigades of
Dockery, Moore and Phifer, being Third Brigade, Army of the West.
Commanding Army of the West, June 27, 1862. Commanding Department of
East Tennessee, from April 15 to May 12, 1863. Commanding District of
the Gulf, May — , 1863. Commanding, November 22, 1864, Department of
Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana.
Maury, Dabney Herndon, born in Virginia, appointed at large cadet
United States Military Academy, July 1, 1842; graduated thirty-seventh
in a class of fifty-nine.
Brevet second lieutenant, Mounted Rifles, July 1, 1846.
Second lieutenant, Third Artillery, July 1, 1847; transferred to
Mounted Rifles, February 19, 1848.
First lieutenant, January 27, 1853.
Regimental adjutant, September 15, 1858, to April 10, 1860.
Brevet captain, and assistant adjutant general, April 17, 1860.
Brevet first lieutenant, April 18, 1847, for gallant and meritorious
conduct at the battle of Cerro Gordo, Mexico.
Dismissed June 25, 1861.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898