Thomas T Munford

Thomas T Munford

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · Brigadier General
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)

Confederate Army

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Second Cavalry

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Brigadier General

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United States of America

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    Biographical Information

    • Early Life
      Thomas Taylor Munford, born March 29, 1831 at Richmond, Virginia. Parents: George Wythe Munford and Lucy Singleton Taylor.
    • VMI record
      Enrolled at VMI on July 30, 1849; was graduated in July 1852, standing 14th in a class of 24.
    • Marriage
      1st- In 1853, Henrietta Tayloe (died 1863)
      2nd- In 1866, Emma Tayloe
    • Pre-Civil War
      Cotton planter in Mississippi; farmer in Bedford Co. VA.
    • Civil War
      Lt. Col., 13th Virginia Mounted Infantry; Col., 2nd Virginia Cavalry; in the Shenandoah Valley served under Jackson, succeeded Turner Ashby, fought at Cross Keys, Harrisonburg, White Oak Swamp, 2nd Manassas, Antietam; appointed Brigadier General November 1864; took command of Fitzhugh Lee's division and fought at Five Forks, High Bridge, Sayler's Creek, and Appomattox.
    • Post-war
      Iron manufacturer and farmer; President, VMI Board of Visitors, 1884-1888; died February 27, 1918 at the home of his son in Uniontown, Alabama; buried Lynchburg, Virginia
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