Garnett, Robert Seldon CSA (Bio.)

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GARNETT, Robert Seldon CSA (Bio.)


Born December 16 1819, Essex Cty VA
Died July 13 1861, Corrick's Ford VA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1841, Mexican War, Commandant of cadets at West Point, Maj. 9th Infantry, resigned April 1861.
War Service April 1861 Adjutant General of Virginia troops, June 1861 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Army, commanded in Northwestern Virginia, Corrick's Ford (mw,c).
Notes Designed the Great Seal of the State of California. First General from either side to fall in battle.
 
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