Saturday, September 15, 2018

Confederate Lt. James Barroll Washington-- Part 1: Native of Baltimore and Friend of Custer


From GENi

Born August 26, 1839 in Baltimore, Maryland.  Died March 6, 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Father Lewis William Washington.  Mother Mary Ann Washington.

From Find-A-Grave

Buried Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland.

Civil War Confederate officer  Descendant of President George Washington was a native of Baltimore, Maryland and attended the USMA at West Point.

He resigned from the Army when the Civil War began and became an officer in the Provisional Army of Virginia (PAVA).  Then became a lieutenant in the Confederate Army  and assigned to the staff of General Joseph Eggleston Johnston as an aide de camp.

--Old Secesh

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