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William Montgomery Gardner
Birth: Jun. 8, 1824
Death: Jun. 16, 1901

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was serving in the Union Army as a Captain, when he resigned to except a commission as Colonel of the 8th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. At the First Manassas Battle, he was wounded but recovered and was promoted Brigadier General. From November 1861 to November 1863, he was put in command of the District of Middle Florida and participated at the Battle of Olustee. In 1864, he was assigned to command all military prisons east of the Mississippi and at Richmond, Virginia, serving until the end of the war. After the War, Gardner lived near Augusta, Georgia for a time, then in Memphis,
Tennessee. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Children:
  James Gardner (1860 - 1934)*
  John Long Gardner (1862 - 1929)*
 
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Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Evergreen Section, Lot 189
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2000
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William Montgomery Gardner
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- shelby
 Added: Jun. 8, 2014

- Patrick Murphy
 Added: May. 4, 2014
He was the Captain of Company D in the 2nd US Regiment before the war. My great-grandfather Augustus was a young musician under his command and in his book, he expressed great appreciation toward the Captain for special acts of kindness.
- Meyers
 Added: Jan. 9, 2014
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