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D. G. McIntosh

D. G. McIntosh

Confederate (CSV)

Captain

David Gregg McIntosh

(1836 - 1916)

Home State: South Carolina

Education: South Carolina College, Class of 1855

Command Billet: Battery Commander

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Pee Dee (SC) Artillery

Before Sharpsburg

A lawyer before the War, he enrolled as Captain, Co. D, 1st South Carolina Infantry on 29 July 1861, which converted and became the PeeDee Artillery in March 1862.1

On the Campaign

Battery Commander on the Maryland Campaign.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Major on 2 March 1863, commanding an artillery Battalion, and Lieutenant Colonel on 27 February 1864. He was wounded in action (probably at/near Petersburg) 18 August 1864, and made Colonel 18 February 1865. By War's end he was Chief of Artillery of the Second Corps, ANV.1

After the War

He practiced law at Towson, Maryland, and was later President of the Maryland Bar Association.1

References & notes

Image above from a larger photo of David and his brother, from Jenny Goellnitz's And Then A.P. Hill Came Up.

His son David D., Junior was also prominent in Maryland politics.

Birth

03/16/1836; Society Hill, SC

Death

10/06/1916 Towson, MD; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA

Notes

1   Krick, Robert K., Lee's Colonels: A Biographical Register of the Field Officers of the Army of Northern Virginia, Dayton (Oh): Morningside Press, 1979, pg. 235  [AotW citation 355]