George Randolph
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George Wythe Randolph (1818 - 1867)

George Wythe Randolph
Born in Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginiamap
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Husband of — married 10 Apr 1852 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died at age 49 in Edge Hill, Albemarle, Virginiamap
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Biography

Southern Cross of Honor George Wythe Randolph was Thomas Jefferson's youngest grandson by his daughter Martha (Jefferson) and Thomas Mann Randolph Jnr and named in honour of George Wythe, a signer of the Declaration of Independence

Law Degree University of Virginia 1841

Brigadier-General 12 Feb 1862.

Was the Confederate States War Secretary at the time of the American Civil War., in office 24 Mar 1862 - 15 Nov 1862 under President Jefferson Davis. who he later came into conflict with over the Confederacy's western and southern defences.

Due to ill-health he resigned 17 Nov 1862, and took his family to Europe, staying in England and France, returning to Virginia abt 1866.

He died Mar 1867 from TB at Edge Hill Plantation and is buried in the Jeffferson Family graveyard.

His image is on the Confederate $100 bill.

from Biography at Wikipedia: George_Wythe_Randolph

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