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Civil War Soldiers - Withers
|WITHERS, JONES M., Alabama.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., July 10, 1861.
Major general, P. A. C. S., April 6, 1862.
Resigned July 13, 1863.
Reappointed major general, July 21, 1863.
Commanding District of Alabama, in Department of Alabama and West
Florida, October 14, 1861. Commanding Reserve Corps of the Army of the
Mississippi, composed of the brigades of Gardner, Chalmers, Jackson
and Manigault, June 30, 1862. Commanding Army of Mobile, Department of
Alabama and West Florida, January 27, 1862. Commanding the division in
Polk's Corps, Army of Tennessee, composed of the brigades of Deas,
Chalmers, Manigault and Patton Anderson. Commanding, April 30, 1864,
the reserve forces of Alabama. Commanding, February 6 to July 27,
1864, the District of North Alabama, in Department of Alabama,
Mississippi and East Louisiana.
Withers, Jones Mitchell, born in Wisconsin, appointed from Alabama
cadet United States Military Academy, July 1, 1831; graduated
forty-fourth in a class of fifty-six.
Brevet second lieutenant, First Dragoons, July 1, 1835.
Resigned December 5, 1835.
Lieutenant colonel, infantry, March 3, 1847; Thirteenth Infantry,
April 9, 1847.
Colonel, Ninth Infantry, September 13, 1847.
Resigned May 23, 1848.
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898