{⋆★⋆} BG Iverson, Alfred Jr.

Alfred Iverson Jr.

Born: February 14, 1829
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Birthplace: Clinton, Georgia

Father: Alfred Iverson Sr. 1798 – 1873
(Buried: Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Georgia)​

Mother: Julia Frances Forsyth 1803 – 1861
(Buried: Linwood Cemetery, Columbus, Georgia)​

1st Wife: Harriet Harris Hutchins 1837 – 1861
(Buried: Old Lawrenceville Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Georgia)​

2nd Wife: Adella Josephine Branham 1833 – 1904
(Buried: Shingle Creek Cemetery, Kissimmee, Florida)​


Julia Octavia Iverson Patton 1858 – 1905​
Minnie Iverson Randolph 1857 – 1933​
(Buried: Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia)​


Attended Tuskegee Military Institute​

Occupation before War:

1846 – 1848: Served in Mexican War rising to Lt.​
Attorney briefly in Columbus, Georgia​
Contractor for Georgia Railroads​
1855 – 1861: Served in U.S. Cavalry rising to 1st Lt.​

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 20th North Carolina Infantry Regiment​
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Gaines Mill, Virginia​
1862: Participated in the Battle of South Mountain​
1862 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1862: Held in Reserve during the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia​
1863: Participated in the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia
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1863: Participated in the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863: Provost Marshal at Williamsport, Maryland​
1863: Helped reorganize the Georgia State Troops in Rome, Georgia​
1864 – 1865: Cavalry Brigade Commander​
1864: Captured George Stoneman during Battle of Sunshine Church​
1865: Garrison Commander in Greensboro, North Carolina​

Occupation after War:

Businessman in Macon, Georgia​
1877 – 1911: Orange Grower near Kissimmee, Florida​

March 31, 1911

Place of Death: Atlanta, Georgia

Age at time of Death: 82 years old

Cause of Death: Chronic Nephritis

Burial Place: Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia
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Sep 15, 2018
South Texas
For a few months ( July21-Oct.6) in 1863 He commanded the 2nd Louisiana Brigade but at the "urging" of Lee he was sent back to Georgia to work with the reserves.

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