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Brigadier General David Weisiger Adams

Brigadier General Daniel Weisiger Adams
Born June 1821 at Frankfort, KY
Wounded at Shiloh/Pittsburg Landing, Stone's River/Murfreesboro, and Chickamauga
Died June 13, 1872 at New Orleans LA
Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson MS in unmarked grave by his brother

FATHER:
MOTHER:
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BROTHER: Brig. Gen. William Wirt Adams


Brigadier General David Weisiger Adams

 

Pre-War Profession Lawyer

War Service 1861 Lt. Col. of 1st Louisiana Regulars, October 1861 Col., Pensacola, Shiloh (w), May 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 2nd Bde/2nd Divn (the Louisiana Brigade) at Perryville, commanded 1st Bde/1st Divn (the same brigade) at Murfreesboro (w), commanded Adams' Bde/Breckenridge's Divn at Chickamauga (w,c), commanded Dist. of Central Alabama, defence of Selma.

Post War Career Lawyer

Units Which Served under Gen. Adams:

    As Lieut. Colonel:
      1st Louisiana Infantry Regiment

    As Brig. General:

    Shiloh:

      32d Alabama, Maj. John C. Kimbell
      13th Louisiana/20th Louisiana, Col. Randall L. Gibson, Col. Leon von Zinken, Capt. E. M. Dubroca
      16th Louisiana/26th Louisiana, Col. Daniel Gober
      19th Louisiana, Lt. Col. Richard W. Turner, Maj. Loudon Butler, Capt. H. A. Kennedy
      14th Louisiana Battalion, Maj. J. E. Austin

For Further Research
Dimitry, J. W.
- Confederate Military History - Louisiana Volume
2 vols. Hardback
288 pgs.
$45.00
CD-ROM
$15.00
Rigdon, John C.
- Historical Sketch and Roster of the Louisiana 1st Infantry Regiment
Paperback
$19.95
CD-ROM
$15.00
Rigdon, John C.
The Civil War in Louisiana
 
CD-ROM
$35.00
Rigdon, John C.
Confederate Generals
 
CD-ROM
$35.00
The Southern Historical Society Papers
 
CD-ROM
$69.95


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