★★★ Early, Jubal A.

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Jubal Anderson Early

Born: November 3, 1816
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Birthplace: Franklin County, Virginia

Father: Colonel Joab Early 1791 – 1870
(Buried: Machpelah Cemetery Lexington Missouri)​

Mother: Ruth Hairston 1794 – 1832
(Buried: Spring Hill Cemetery Lynchburg Virginia)​

Wife: Julia McNealy 1834 – 1904

Children:

Joseph Emerson Early 1850 – 1917​
(Buried: Somerset City Cemetery Somerset Kentucky)​
Florence Annie Early Banks 1858 – 1914​
Robert Moore Early 1860 – 1944​
(Buried: Early Family Cemetery Ivanhoe Virginia)​
Jubal Lee Early 1864 – 1936​
(Buried: Sunset Memorial Park Beckley West Virginia)​

Signature:
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Education:

1837: Graduated from West Point Military Academy (18th in class)​

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Occupation:

1837 – 1838: 2nd Lt. United States Army 3rd Artillery​
1838: 1st Lt. United States Army 3rd Artillery​
1838: Resigned from United States Army on July 31st​
1840 – 1846: Attorney in Rocky Mount Virginia​
1841 – 1842: Member of Virginia State House of Delegates​
1842 – 1847: Commonwealth Attorney for State of Virginia​
1847 – 1848: Major of 1st Virginia Volunteers Regiments in Mexican War​
1847: Acting Governor of Monterrey Mexico​
1847: Acting Inspector General for Brig. General Cushing’s Brigade
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1848: Regiment was disbanded on August 3rd​
1848 – 1861: Attorney in Rocky Mount Virginia​
1848 – 1852: Commonwealth Attorney for State of Virginia​

Civil War Career:

1861: Opposed Secession at Virginia State Secession Convention​

1861: Brigadier General of Virginia State Militia​
1861: Colonel of 24th Virginia Infantry Regiment​
1861 – 1863: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia​
1862 – 1864: Major General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1864 – 1865: Lt. General of Confederate Army Infantry​

Occupation after War:

1865 – 1868: Lived abroad to escape Union Republican Rule
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1868: Pardoned by President Andrew Johnson​
1869 – 1894: Attorney in Lynchburg, Virginia​
Manager of Louisiana State Lottery​
1869 – 1894: Promoter of the Lost Cause Movement​

Died: March 2, 1894

Place of Death: Lynchburg, Virginia

Cause of Death: Fell down steps

Age at time of Death: 77 years old

Burial Place: Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Virginia
 
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Jubal is a distant cousin on my fathers side of the family. I found this out while attending an aunts funeral in Martinsville, Virginia where I was born. Funny thing about what you learn at funerals that you may never have had the opportunity to learn otherwise. A sad commentary of how many families now days only get together when there is a funeral. I wish I had spent more time talking to my relatives when they were still living. A lot of lost history that may now never be discovered. If you are still young stay in touch with your family members.
 
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@Virginia-dave {s} post brought back memories of my Grandfather telling of how he was dragged along {horse & wagon} to Gen. Early's house by my Great Grandfather {Petersburg Artillery, Grahams Battery} where they would sit on the porch with other veterans while paying respects and telling stories with "the General".

Thus the non-de-site;
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@Virginia-dave {s} post brought back memories of my Grandfather telling of how he was dragged along {horse & wagon} to Gen. Early's house by my Great Grandfather {Petersburg Artillery, Grahams Battery} where they would sit on the porch with other veterans while paying respects and telling stories with "the General".

Thus the non-de-site;
Lanyard Puller
I bet those were some great stories.
 
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No doubt that Early was a major historic figure in the American Civil War. Sad that history really suffered because of Early, and others like him who pushed the "Lost Cause" into the American psyche. Folk still suffer from that mentality today.😟

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No doubt that Early was a major historic figure in the American Civil War. Sad that history really suffered because of Early, and others like him who pushed the "Lost Cause" into the American psyche. Folk still suffer from that mentality today.😟

Kevin Dally
It is a shame. It is history study it and learn from it, and don't make the same mistakes. I believe that Lee understood this the best.
 
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That is a beautiful home with high ceilings, plush furniture, and throw carpets. And the bookcase especially. I guess the upstairs was roped off? By the way, I believe some of the Hairston's by wedlock moved to Danville, Va. at some recent point, thinking I saw their business signage just after the Kuwait affair.
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That is a beautiful home with high ceilings, plush furniture, and throw carpets. And the bookcase especially. I guess the upstairs was roped off? By the way, I believe some of the Hairston's by wedlock moved to Danville, Va. at some recent point, thinking I saw their business signage just after the Kuwait affair.
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The day I was there the house was not open. I took the photos through the windows.
 
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