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Conflict Period:
Civil War (Union) 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
CSA General 1
Birth:
10 Apr 1806 1
North Carolina 1
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Person:
Leonidas Polk 1
Hometown: Raleigh 1
Birth:
10 Apr 1806 1
North Carolina 1
Male 1
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Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
CSA General 1
Service Start Date:
1827 1
Service End Date:
1864 1
Casualty Cause:
Hostile, Died 1
Casualty Date:
14 Jun 1864 1
Casualty Place:
Georgia 1
Casualty Reason:
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar 1

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Nickname The Fighting Bishop Place of birth Raleigh, North Carolina Place of death Cobb County, Georgia Place of burial initially Augusta, Georgia
later reinterred at Christ Church CathedralNew Orleans, Louisiana Allegiance United States of America,
Confederate States of America Years of service 1827 (USA)
1861–64 (CSA) Rank BrevetSecond Lieutenant (USA)
Lieutenant General (CSA) Battles/wars American Civil War
  • Battle of Shiloh
  • Battle of Perryville
  • Battle of Stones River
  • Battle of Chickamauga
  • Atlanta Campaign
  • Battle of Marietta†

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