{⋆★⋆} BG Stovall, Marcellus A.

Marcellus Augustus Stovall

General Stovall Pic.jpg

Born: September 18, 1818

Birth Place: Sparta, Georgia

Father: Pleasant Augustus Stovall 1793 – 1868
(Buried: Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​

Mother: Louisa Roper Lucas 1800 – 1827
(Buried: Sparta Cemetery, Sparta, Georgia)​

1st Wife: Sarah Galphin McKinnie 1824 – 1872
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​

2nd Wife: Courtenay Augusta “Gussie” Peck 1851 – 1949
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​


Henry Lucas Stovall 1843 - 1863​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​
Anna McKinne Stovall Hardwick 1845 – 1933​
(Buried: Summerville Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​
Louisa Pleasant Stovall 1846 - 1861​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​
Anne “Anna” Grafflin Stovall 1875 – 1960​
Marcellus Augustus Stovall Jr. 1877 - 1906​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, Georgia)​
Marshall C. Stovall 1879 – 1879​


Attended Wesleyan Academy​
1836 – 1837: Attended West Point Military Academy​


1835 – 1837: Served in the Seminole War, rising to Private​
1839: Toured Europe​
Merchant in the State of Georgia​
Captain of Georgia State Militia Artillery​
Merchant in Rome, Georgia​
Captain in Cherokee Artillery Militia​
General Stovall after War Pic.jpg

Civil War Career:

1861: Colonel of 2nd Artillery Regiment of Georgia Forces​
1861 – 1863: Lt. Colonel of 3rd Georgia Battalion​
Participated in the Trans – Mississippi Department​
1862: Participated in the Kentucky Campaign​
1863: Participated in the Battle of Stones River​
1863 – 1865: Brigadier General in Confederate Army, Infantry​
1863: Participated in the Siege of Jackson, Mississippi​
1863: Participated in the Battle of Chickamuga​
1864: Participated in the Atlanta Campaign​
1864: Participated in the Franklin – Nashville Campaign​
1865: Surrendered his command in North Carolina​
1865: Paroled in North Carolina by the Union Army​

Occupation after War:

Cotton Broker in Augusta, Georgia​
Merchant of Farming Supplies in Augusta, Georgia
Organizer & Manager of Georgia Chemical Works​
City Alderman for Augusta, Georgia​
Police Commissioner for Augusta, Georgia​
Active in Confederate Survivors Association​

Died: August 4, 1895

Place of Death: Augusta, Georgia

Cause of Death: Valvular Heart Disease

Age at time of Death: 76 years old

Burial Place: Magnolia Cemetery Augusta, Georgia

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