Alexander, Edward Porter CSA

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ALEXANDER, Edward Porter CSA


Born May 26 1835, Washington GA
Died April 28 1910, Savannah GA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1857, instructor at West Point, Utah expedition.
War Service June 1861 Capt. of Engineers, signal officer at First Manassas, Lt. Col. and chief of ordnance of ANV, December 1862 Col., chief of artillery in Longstreet's Corps, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Knoxville, February 1864 Brig. Gen., Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg (w), Appomattox.
Post War Career Professor of Engineering, railroad president, wrote memoirs.
Notes Commanded the barrage before Pickett's charge
 
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