Edward D. Tracy
|Edward Dorr Tracy, Jr.|
Edward Dorr Tracy, Jr.
|Born||November 3, 1833|
|Died||May 1, 1863 (aged 29)|
Port Gibson, Mississippi
|Buried||Rose Hill Cemetery (Macon, Georgia)|
|Allegiance||Confederate States of America|
|Service/||Confederate States Army|
|Years of service||1861–63|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Relations||Hattie C. Tracy (daughter)|
Edward Dorr Tracy, Jr. was a brigadier general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. After serving in Virginia and Eastern Tennessee, he was killed at the Battle of Port Gibson which was part of the Vicksburg Campaign.
At the start of the Civil War, he was a captain for a company in the 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment. The regiment fought at the First Battle of Bull Run. On October 12, 1861, Tracy was appointed lieutenant colonel of the 19th Alabama Infantry Regiment and was transferred to the Western Theater. He had a horse killed under him at the Battle of Shiloh. He was commissioned as a brigadier general on August 16, 1862.
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