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Civil War Soldiers - Twiggs
|TWIGGS, DAVID E., Georgia.
Major general, P. A. C. S., May 22, 1861.
Died July 15, 1862, at Augusta, Ga.
Commanding Military District of Louisiana, April 17, 1861. May 27,
1861, assigned to command Department No. I. October 7, 1861, relieved
Twiggs, David Emanuel, born in Georgia, appointed from Georgia.
Captain, March 12, 1812, Eighth Infantry.
Major, Twenty-eighth Infantry, September 21, 1814; honorably
discharged, June 15, 1815; reinstated as captain, Seventh Infantry,
December 15, with brevet rank of major from September 21, 1814;
transferred to First Infantry, December 14, 1821.
Major, May 14, 1825.
Lieutenant colonel, Fourth Infantry, July 15, 1831.
Colonel, Second Dragoons, June 8, 1836.
Brigadier general, June 30, 1846.
Brevet major general, September 23, 1846, for gallant and meritorious
conduct before Monterey, Mexico.
Received, by resolution of Congress of the 2d of March, 1847, the
presentation of a sword, in testimony of the high sense entertained by
Congress of gallant and good conduct in storming Monterey.
Dismissed March 1, 1861.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898