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William L. Brandon
Birth: c. 1801
Death: Oct. 8, 1890

Civil War Confederate Army Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was commissioned a Major in the 1st Mississippi Infantry Battalion. He was appointed a Lieutenant Colonel in the 21st Mississippi in 1861 and fought in the Battle of Malvern Hill, where he lost a leg. At the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863, he was promoted Colonel and was sent on detached service from the Army of Northern Virginia, fighting in the Campaigns of Chickamauga and Knoxville. In June 1864, he was promoted Brigadier General and was appointed head of the Confederate Bureau of Conscription in Mississippi. In position, he recrutied men in the district eligible for military service until the bureau was closed before
the end of the war. After the war, he lived in retirement on his plantation "Arcole" in Wilkinson County, Mississippi, until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ann Eliza Ratliff Brandon (1812 - 1840)*
 
 Children:
  Lane William Brandon (1838 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arcole Plantation
Wilkinson County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2000
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