BARKSDALE, William

Left ~ Name BARKSDALE, William, seated on left
Born August 21 1821, Smyrna TN
Died July 3 1863, Gettysburg PA
Pre-War Profession Editor, Mexican War, US Congressman
War Service March 1861 Quartermaster General of Mississippi, Col. of 13th Mississippi, First Manassas, Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, August 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Barksdale’s Bde/McLaws’ Divn, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (mw).
Notes He led from the front.

Right ~ This is how a troop lived, cooked and relaxed with his tent. Rarely did the wifes came for their husbands to a site.

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