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Caroline Deslonde Beauregard
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Birth: 1831
St. John the Baptist Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1864
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

Caroline Deslonde married P.G.T. Beauregard (1818-1893) after his first wife died in 1850. Caroline D. Beauregard had been ill since about 1862. General Beauregard was in Florida when he received a telegram, informing him of her death in March 1864. He then returned to Charleston, South Carolina, for further details. Over 6,000 citizens attended her funeral in New Orleans, which was then in Federal hands. General Nathaniel P. Banks, in an act of kindness, provided a steamer to carry her remains to her native parish. General Beauregard believed that she had said "The country comes before me," and he is said to have had those words inscribed on her tomb. It is believed that such a marble slab existed in this cemetery, but her tomb is now unmarked.

Source: P.G.T. Beauregard: Napoleon in Gray by T. Harry Williams (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1955), pp. 35-36, 203-05. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (1818 - 1893)
 
Burial:
Saint John the Baptist Cemetery
Edgard
St. John the Baptist Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
Record added: Jan 29, 2008
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Caroline <i>Deslonde</i> Beauregard
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