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J. M. Brockenbrough

J. M. Brockenbrough

Confederate (CSA)


John M Brockenbrough

(1830 - 1892)

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Brigade Commander

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Field's Brigade

Before Sharpsburg

At Second Mannassas General Field was wounded resulting in his brigade coming under the command of Colonel John M. Brockenbrough of the 40th VA.

The rest of the War

Originally in command of the 40th Virginia regiment, he led Brockenbrough's "Virginia" Brigade for the rest of the War.

After the War

He spent "several years" in Chicago, then retuned to Virginia and farmed. He was also employed in the Land Office of Virginia at Richmond.

References & notes

Source: Biographical notes compiled by S. Bassett French between 1890 and 1897. This collection is housed in the Archives of the Library of Virginia [catalog listing online]




8/25/1892; Richmond, VA