Ewell, Richard Stoddert CSA

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EWELL, Richard Stoddert CSA


Born February 8 1817, Georgetown DC
Died January 25 1872, Spring Hill TN
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1840, Mexican War, resigned May 1861.
War Service 1861 Lt. Col. of Virginia forces, staff Col. in Confederate army, June 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded 2nd Bde at First Manassas, January 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded Ewell’s Divn in Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas (lost a leg at Groveton), May 1863 Lt. Gen., commanded II Corps, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, retired due to poor health, Richmond defences, Sayler's Creek (c).
Post War Career Farmer.
Notes Blamed for not taking Cemetery Hill on July 1.
 

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