{⋆★⋆} BG Adams, Daniel Weisiger

Daniel Weisiger Adams

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Born: May 1, 1821

Birth Place: Lynchburg, Virginia

Father: Judge George Adams 1784 – 1844
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​

Mother: Anna Mobrey Weisiger 1795 – 1865
(Buried: Unmarked Grave Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​

Wife: Mary Virginia Calloway 1836 – 1892
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​

Wife: Anna M. Bullus 1825 – 1890
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​

Children:

Anna Adams​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​
Dr. Daniel W. Adams Unknown – 1911​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​
Lizzie Adams 1845 – 1846​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​
George M. Adams 1848 – 1849​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​
Charles Scott Adams 1852 – 1900​
(Buried: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi)​
Mary Louise Adams Johnson 1869 – 1955​
(Buried: Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.)​
Colonel Daniel Weisiger Adams Jr. 1872 – 1957​
(Buried: Adams Cemetery, Old Fort McDowell Co., North Carolina)​

Education:

Attended University of Virginia​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana​

Civil War Career:

1861: Member of Louisiana Military Board to prepare state for war​
Lt. Colonel in the Confederate Army​
1862: Wounded in the head during the Battle of Shiloh​
1862 – 1865: Brigadier General in the Confederate Army, Infantry​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Perryville​
1862: Wounded to the left arm during the Battle of Murfreesboro
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1863: Wounded in the left army during the Battle of Chickamuga​
Commander of a Cavalry Brigade in Northern Alabama, & Mississippi​
1864 – 1865: Commander of the District of Central Alabama​
1865: Participated in the Battle of Selma, Alabama​
1865: Participated in the Battle of Columbus, Georgia​

Occupation after War:

Attorney in New Orleans, Louisiana​
Real Estate Businessman in New York City, New York​

Died: June 13, 1872

Place of Death: New Orleans, Louisiana

Cause of Death: Massive Stroke

Age at time of Death: 51 years old

Burial Place: Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson, Mississippi
 
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That head wound at Shiloh cost him the use of an eye. He had just taken over command from a fallen Adley H. Gladden in front of thr Hornet's Nest.
 
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