Summary

Conflict Period:
Civil War (Confederate) 1
Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Rank:
General 1
Birth:
22 Mar 1817 1
Warrenton, North Carolina 1
North Carolina 2
Death:
27 Sep 1876 1
Galveston, Texas 1
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Person:
Braxton Bragg 2
Age in 1860: 43 2
Birth:
22 Mar 1817 1
Warrenton, North Carolina 1
North Carolina 2
Male 2
Estimated Birth Year: 1817 2
Death:
27 Sep 1876 1
Galveston, Texas 1
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Alabama 1
Residence:
Place: Lafourche County, Louisiana 2
From: 1860 2
Minor Civil Division: 1rst Ward 2
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Birth:
Mother: Margaret Bragg 1
Father: Thomas Bragg 1
Marriage:
Eliza Brooks Ellis 1
07 Jun 1849 1
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Civil War (Confederate) 1

Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Rank:
General 1
Service Start Date:
1861 1
Service End Date:
1865 1
Major battles:
Battle of Shiloh, Battle of Perryville, Battle of Stones River, Tullahoma Campaign, Battle of Chickamauga, Battles for Chattanooga, Second Battle of Fort Fisher, Battle of Bentonville 1

Mexican-American War 1

Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Rank:
Brevet Lieutenant Colonel 1
Service Start Date:
1837 1
Service End Date:
1856 1
Major battles:
Siege of Fort Brown, Battle of Monterrey, Battle of Buena Vista 1

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Bragg had a difficult time serving in the Confederate army as commander because he had many subordinates who uncooperative. They constantly tried to have Bragg replaced, and on 16 December 1863, Bragg was replaced by Joseph E. Johnston.

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