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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 of command.

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

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