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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.

Commands.
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
 


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