Early, Jubal Anderson CSA

Feb 20, 2005
EARLY, Jubal Anderson CSA

Born November 3 1816, Franklin Cty VA
Died March 2 1894, Lynchburg VA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1837, Seminole war, lawyer, politician, Mexican War
War Service 1861 Col. of state forces, May 1861 Col. of 24th Virginia, Blackburn's Ford, First Manassas, July 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded Early’s Bde/D H Hill's Divn in the Peninsula campaign, Williamsburg (w), commanded Elzey's Bde/Ewell’s Divn at Malvern Hill, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, commanded Ewell’s Divn/II Corps at Fredericksburg, January 1863 Maj. Gen., Chancellorsville, commanded Early’s Divn/II Corps at Gettysburg, Wilderness, May 1864 Lt. Gen., Cold Harbor, Monocacy, burnt Chambersburg PA, Fisher's Hill, Winchester, Cedar Creek, Waynesborough.
Post War Career Fled to Mexico, returned, lawyer, wrote memoirs, lottery supervisor
Notes A profane, cantankerous, fighter.

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