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Civil War Soldiers - Pegram

PEGRAM, JOHN, Virginia.
Captain, Corps of Cavalry, March 16, 1861.
Lieutenant colonel, Twentieth Virginia Infantry (disbanded).
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., November 7, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., __.
Killed at Hatcher's Run, Virginia, February 5, 1865.

Brigade composed of the Thirteenth, Thirty-first, Forty-ninth, Fifty-second and Fifty-eighth Regiments Virginia Infantry, Army of Northern Virginia. Commanding Early's Division, Army of Northern Virginia.

Pegram, John, born in Virginia, appointed from Virginia cadet United States Military Academy, July 1, 1850; graduated tenth in a class of forty-six.
Brevet second lieutenant, First Dragoons, July 1, 1854.
Second lieutenant, Second Dragoons, March 3, 1855.
First lieutenant, February 28, 1857.
Regimental adjutant from September 8, 1857, to August 8, 1859.
Resigned May 10, 1861.

Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898

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