David Gregg McIntosh(1836 - 1916)
Home State: South Carolina
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Pee Dee (SC) Artillery
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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
In the Antietam Campaign:
Battery Commander on the Maryland Campaign.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other 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 Date: 03/16/1836 Place of Birth: Society Hill, SC |
College: South Carolina College Graduating Year: 1855
Death Date: 10/06/1916 Death Place: Towson, MD Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
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]
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