Name TALIAFERRO, William Booth
Born December 28 1822, Gloucester Cty VA
Died February 27 1898, Gloucester Cty VA
Pre-War Profession Commissioned in US army 1847, Mexican War, politician, active in Virginia militia.
War Service 1861 Maj. Gen. in command of Virginia militia on the Peninsula, May 1861 Col. of 23rd Virginia, Rich Mountain, Corrick's Ford, argued with Jackson, April 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 3rd Bde in Shenandoah Valley campaign, McDowell, First Winchester, Port Republic, Cedar Mountain, Groveton (w), Fredericksburg, commanded at Savannah, then Charleston, Battery Wagner, Bentonville.
Post War Career Politician, judge.

Name TAPPAN, James Camp
Born September 9 1825, Franklin TN
Died March 19 1906, Helena AR
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, politician, judge.
War Service May 1861 Col. of 13th Arkansas, Belmont, Shiloh, Richmond KY, Perryville, November 1862 Brig. Gen., transferred to Trans Mississippi as a brigade commander, commanded the Arkansas Divn in Red River campaign, Pleasant Hill, Jenkins' Ferry, took part in Price's Missouri raid.
Post War Career Lawyer, politician.

Name TAYLOR, Richard
Born January 27 1826, nr Louisville KY
Died April 12 1879, New York NY
Pre-War Profession Military secretary to his father in Mexican War, planter, politician.
War Service July 1861 Col. of 9th Louisiana, October 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded a brigade under Ewell in Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, July 1862 Maj. Gen., command of Dist. of West Louisiana, Red River campaign, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, April 1864 Lt. Gen. in command of Dept. of Alabama and Mississippi, held out at Mobile.
Post War Career Wrote memoirs
Notes Son of President Zachary Taylor, and brother-in-law of President Davis.
Further reading
Parrish, T. Michael Richard Taylor, soldier prince of Dixie Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press 1992
Taylor, Richard Destruction and reconstruction : personal experiences of the late war Alexandria VA, Time-Life Books 1983

Name TAYLOR, Thomas Hart
Born July 31 1825, Frankfort KY
Died April 12 1901, Louisville KY
Pre-War Profession Mexican War, businessman, cattle drover.
War Service 1861 Capt. of infantry in Confederate army and Lt. Col. of 1st Kentucky, October 1861 Col., Peninsula campaign, command of brigade under Kirby Smith in Tennessee, November 1862 Brig. Gen., at Vicksburg was Pemberton's provost marshal (s), paroled after a short time, commanded Dist. of South Mississippi and East Louisiana, served as provost marshal to S D Lee, commanded forces at Mobile.
Post War Career Businessman, deputy US marshal, chief of police.
Notes It appears that President Davis did not nominate him to the Senate as Brig. Gen..

Name TERRILL, James Barbour
Born February 20 1838, Bath Cty VA
Died May 30 1864, Bethesda Church VA
Pre-War Profession Graduated VMI 1858, lawyer.
War Service May 1861 Maj. in 13th Virginia, First Manassas, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, May 1863 Col., Gettysburg, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, killed in manoeuvring before Cold Harbor, Brig. Gen. promotion confirmed by Senate the following day.
Notes Brother of Union Gen. W R Terrill

Name TERRY, William
Born August 14 1824, Amherst Cty VA
Died September 5 1888, Wytheville VA
Pre-War Profession Teacher, lawyer, newspaper editor, militia Lt. at Harper's Ferry during John Brown's raid.
War Service 1861 Lt. in 4th Virginia, First Manassas, Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Maj., Second Manassas (w), Sharpsburg, led the regiment at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, September 1863 Col., Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded the Stonewall Bde/JohnsonĖs Divn at Cold Harbor, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Third Winchester (w), Petersburg, Fort Stedman (w).
Post War Career Lawyer, US congressman.

Name TERRY, William Richard
Born March 12 1827, Liberty VA
Died March 28 1897, Chesterfield CH VA
Pre-War Profession Graduated VMI 1850, farmer, merchant.
War Service 1861 Capt. in a cavalry company, First Manassas, September 1861 Col. of 24th Virginia, Peninsula campaign, Williamsburg (w), Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (w), New Berne, May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded TerryĖs Bde/PickettĖs Divn at Petersburg, Dinwiddie CH (w), Appomattox.
Post War Career Politician, penitentiary supervisor, supervisor of Confederate Soldiers' Home.

Name THOMAS, Allen
Born December 14 1830, Howard Cty MD
Died December 3 1907, Waveland MS
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, planter.
War Service 1861 organised an infantry battalion - Maj., May 1862 9th Louisiana, Chickasaw Bluffs, Vicksburg (s), paroled quickly, reported to President Davis on the surrender, assigned to Trans Mississippi to collect parolees, February 1864 Brig. Gen., assigned to command a brigade in Taylor's Dept., commanded Polignac's division when he left for Europe.
Post War Career Planter, professor, US consul in Venezuela.

Name THOMAS, Bryan Morel
Born May 8 1836, nr Milledgeville GA
Died July 16 1905, Dalton GA
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1858, frontier duty, resigned April 1861.
War Service 1861 Lt. in staff of Gen. Withers, Shiloh, Capt. then Maj. on Withers' staff, Kentucky campaign, Murfreesboro, recruited a small cavalry brigade in Alabama, defences of Mobile, August 1864 Brig. Gen., Fort Blakely (c).
Post War Career farmer, deputy US marshal, teacher, schools superintendent.

Name THOMAS, Edward Lloyd
Born March 23 1825, Clarke Cty GA
Died March 8 1898, South McAlester OK
Pre-War Profession Mexican War, planter.
War Service 1861 recruited 35th Georgia - October 1861 Col., Seven Pines, Seven Days, Mechanicsville (w), commanded J R Anderson's Bde/HillĖs Light Divn at Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg campaign, November 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 3rd Bde/HillĖs Light Divn at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, commanded 3rd Bde/PenderĖs Divn at Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Appomattox.
Post War Career Planter, office in federal Land Dept, office in Indian Bureau.
Notes Was considered for divisional command when Pender was wounded, but passed over because of state sensibilities.

Name TILGHMAN, Lloyd
Born January 18 1816, nr Claiborne MD
Died May 16 1863, Bakers' Creek MS
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1836, resigned that year, railroad construction engineer, Mexican War, Capt. in Maryland militia.
War Service October 1861 Brig. Gen., inspected Forts Henry and Donelson, reported their unreadiness, Fort Henry (s), commanded TilghmanĖs Bde/Loring's Divn at Corinth, Holly Springs, Vicksburg campaign, Champion's Hill (k).

Name TOOMBS, Robert Augustus
Born July 2 1810, Wilkes Cty GA
Died December 15 1885, Washington GA
Pre-War Profession Lawyer, politician, land owner, US congressman, US senator.
War Service 1861 Confederate secretary of state, resigned, Confederate congressman, July 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded ToombsĖ Bde/D R Jones' Divn in Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg (w), 1863 resigned commission, opposed Sherman with Georgia militia.
Post War Career Fled abroad, returned to US, politician.
Notes Never asked for a pardon, and was thus denied elected office.
Further reading
Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell The life of Robert Toombs New York, B. Franklin 1968
Thompson, William Y Robert Toombs of Georgia Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1966

Name TOON, Thomas Fentress
Born June 10 1840, Columbus Cty NC
Died February 19 1902, Raleigh NC
Pre-War Profession Student.
War Service May 1861 Pvt in Columbus Guards (became part of 20th North Carolina), 1st Lt., Capt., Seven Pines, Seven Days, South Mountain, Fredericksburg, February 1863 Col., Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded ToonĖs Bde/R D Johnston's Divn in Early's Washington raid, reverted to the rank of Colonel to command 20th North Carolina, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Petersburg, Fort Stedman (w), incapacitated.
Post War Career Superintendent of public instruction.

Name TRACY, Edward Dorr
Born November 5 1833, Macon GA
Died May 1 1863, Port Gibson MS
Pre-War Profession Lawyer.
War Service 1861 Capt. in 4th Alabama, First Manassas, October 1861 Lt. Col. of 19th Alabama, Shiloh, operations in east Tennessee, August 1862 Brig. Gen., Port Gibson (k).

Name TRAPIER, James Heyward
Born November 24 1815, nr Georgetown SC
Died December 21 1865, Georgetown SC
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1838, worked on seacoast defences, Mexican War, resigned 1848, planter, militia officer, as state chief of ordnance ensured that the state was well-armed.
War Service 1861 engineer-in-chief of Morris Is. defences, Capt. then Maj. on Beauregard's staff, October 1861 Brig. Gen. in command of Dept. of Middle and Eastern Florida, divisional command under A S Johnston, Corinth, relieved of command, commanded Dept. of South Carolina, administrative duties in South Carolina.
Post War Career

Name TRIMBLE, Isaac Ridgeway
Born May 15 1802, Culpeper Cty VA
Died January 2 1888, Baltimore MD
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1822, artillery duty, resigned 1832, engineer and railroad superintendent.
War Service 1861 destroyed bridges north of Baltimore, May 1861 Col. of engineers in Virginia state forces, August 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded TrimbleĖs Bde/Ewell's Divn in Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas (w), attached as aide to Ewell in Gettysburg campaign, given command of Pender's division at Gettysburg (w,c), not exchanged until February 1865 (meanwhile having been promoted to Maj. Gen. to rank from January 1863) but was unable to rejoin the army before its surrender.
Post War Career Consulting engineer.

Name TUCKER, William Feimster
Born May 9 1827 Iredell Cty NC
Died September 14 1881, Okolona MS
Pre-War Profession Judge, lawyer.
War Service May 1861 Capt. in 11th Mississippi, First Manassas, May 1862 Col. of 41st Mississippi (incorporating the 11th Mississippi), Kentucky campaign, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded TuckerĖs Bde/HindmanĖs Divn at Resaca (w), command of Dist. of Southern Mississippi and East Louisiana.
Post War Career Lawyer.
Notes Assassinated over a court case.

Name TWIGGS, David Emanuel
Born 1790, Richmond Cty GA
Died July 15 1862, Augusta GA
Pre-War Profession Commissioned in US army in 1812, War of 1812, Mexican War, command of Dept of Texas, surrendered to Col. McCulloch of Texas, dismissed from US Army March 1861.
War Service May 1861 Maj. Gen. in Provisional Confederate army, command of Dist. of Louisiana but was never active in that post, died of old age.

Name TYLER, Robert Charles
Born c. 1833, Baltimore MD (?)
Died April 16 1865, West Point GA
Pre-War Profession Filibuster in central America.
War Service 1861 Pvt. in 15th Tennessee, Belmont, Lt. Col., Shiloh, (w), May 1862 Col., provost marshal to Bragg in Kentucky invasion, Perryville, Hoover's Gap, Chickamauga, commanded Bate's brigade at Missionary Ridge (w), February 1864 Brig. Gen., command at West Point GA, killed during an attack by La Grange's troops.

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