Gartrell, Lucius Jeremiah CSA

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GARTRELL, Lucius Jeremiah CSA


Born January 7 1821, Wilkes Cty GA
Died April 7 1891, Atlanta GA
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, politician, US congressman.
War Service 1861 raised 7th Georgia, May 1861 Col., First Manassas, January 1862 resigned to sit in Confederate Congress, returned to army, August 1864 Brig. Gen., recruited four regiments of Georgia reserves, opposed Sherman's march, Coosawhatchie (w).
Post War Career Lawyer
Notes A strong opponent of the Davis administration.


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