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Richard Brooke Garnett (1817 - 1863)

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General Richard Brooke Garnett
Born in Essex County, Virginia, USAmap
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Died in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USAmap
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Categories: Confederate States Army Generals, United States Civil War | Killed in Action, Confederate States of America, United States Civil War | Battle of Gettysburg | Battle of Antietam | Battle of Fredericksburg | United States Army, Mexican-American War | United States Military Academy | Essex County, Virginia.


Richard Brooke Garnett, son of William Garnett and Anna Maria Brooke, was born on 21 November 1817 at Rose Hill plantation, in Essex County, Virginia.


  • Genealogy of the Mercer-Garnett family of Essex county, Virginia. Supposed to be descended from the Garnetts of Lancashire, England. Comp. from original records, and from oral and written statements of members of the family, by James Mercer Garnett (1840-1916), 1910. Page 39: Link at
  • Richard B. Garnett Wikipedia article

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