Gustavus Woodson Smith (November 30, 1821 – June 24, 1896), more commonly known as G. Events 1700 - Battle of Narva — A Swedish army of 8500 men under Charles XII defeats Year 1821 ( MDCCCXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common year Events 972 - Battle of Cedynia, the first documented victory of Polish forces takes place Year 1896 ( MDCCCXCVI) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year W. Smith, was a career U.S. Army officer who fought in the Mexican-American War, a civil engineer, and a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. The United States Army is a military organization whose primary mission is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities. Major General or Major-General is a Military rank used in many countries The War Department was established by the Confederate Congress in an act on February 21, 1861. Causes of the war See also Origins of the American Civil War, Timeline of events leading to the American Civil War The coexistence of a slave-owning South
Smith was born in Georgetown, Kentucky. Georgetown is a city in Scott County, Kentucky, United States. A graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, he was trained as a civil engineer. "USMA" redirects here For other uses see USMA (disambiguation The United States Military Academy (also known as USMA, West Point is a federal military reservation (and a Census-designated place) located North of the Village of Highland Falls in Orange County New York A civil engineer is a person who practices Civil engineering, one of the many engineering professions After serving in the U.S. Army, he resigned his commission to become a civilian engineer in New York City, where he became Streets Commissioner. The United States Army is a military organization whose primary mission is to "provide necessary forces and capabilities. The City of New York
Smith's home state of Kentucky became a border state when the American Civil War broke out. In a European context the term Border states policy, and Border states in a specific sense refer to attempts during the Interbellum to unite the countries that Causes of the war See also Origins of the American Civil War, Timeline of events leading to the American Civil War The coexistence of a slave-owning South Some months afterwards, he presented himself at Richmond to serve the Confederate States of America. This article is about the city of Richmond the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Confederate States of America (also called the Confederacy, the Confederate States, and CSA) formed as the government set up from 1861 Commissioned as a major general, he served in Northern Virginia and fought in the Battle of Seven Pines near Richmond during the Peninsula Campaign. Major General or Major-General is a Military rank used in many countries Background Johnston withdrew his 60000-man army from the Virginia Peninsula as McClellan's army pursued him and approached the Confederate capital of Richmond This article is about the city of Richmond the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Peninsula Campaign (also known as the Peninsular Campaign) of the American Civil War was a major Union operation launched in southeastern He briefly took command of what would become the Army of Northern Virginia after Gen. The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War. Joseph E. Johnston was wounded. Joseph Eggleston Johnston (February 3 1807 &ndash March 21 1891 was a career U However, he suffered a nervous breakdown upon taking command and was replaced by Gen. Robert E. Lee the following day, June 1, 1862. Robert Edward Lee (January 19 1807 &ndash October 12 1870 was a career United States Army officer, an Engineer, and among the most celebrated Events 193 - Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is Assassinated 987 - Hugh Capet is elected Year 1862 was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common year starting on Monday
Resigning his commission, he served as interim Confederate States Secretary of War before resuming a military command in Georgia in 1864. The Confederate States Secretary of War was a member of the Confederate States President's Cabinet during the Civil War.
He died in New York City and is buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, New London, Connecticut. The City of New York New London is a seaport city and a Port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States
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