Col. (CSA), George Smith Patton, Sr.

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Col. George Smith Patton, Sr, CSA

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States
Death: September 25, 1864 (31)
Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, United States (KIA at Battle of Opequon)
Place of Burial: Winchester, Frederick County , Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Acting Gov. John Mercer Patton; Margaret French Patton and Private
Husband of Private and Susan Thornton Smith
Father of Private; George Smith Patton, II; Eleanor Thornton Brown; Andrew Glasell Patton and Susan Glassell Wills
Brother of Col (CSA), John Mercer Patton; Col (CSA), Isaac W. Patton , Mayor of New Orleans; Lt Col. (CSA), Waller Tazewell Patton; Eliza Williams Gilmer; 1st. Lt. (CSA), Hugh Mercer Patton and 3 others
Half brother of Robert Williams Patton

Occupation: 22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment)
Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Col. (CSA), George Smith Patton, Sr.

Wikipedia of Colonel George S. Patton

Note: Col. Patton is the grandfather of his namesake, General George S. Patton, III, of WWII fame. Wikipedia, General George S. Patton

George Smith Patton (1833–1864), was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, graduated from Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Class of 1852, second in a class of 24. After graduation, George Smith Patton studied law and practiced in Charleston, Virginia (now West Virginia). When the American Civil War broke out, he served in the 22nd Virginia Infantry of the Confederate States of America.

Colonel George S. Patton was killed during the Battle of Opequon. The Confederate Congress had promoted Colonel Patton to brigadier general; however, at the time, he had already died of battle wounds, so that the promotion was never official.

Patton, George S. BATTLE UNIT NAME: 22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment) SIDE: Confederacy COMPANY: F&S SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Captain SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Colonel ALTERNATE NAME: George S./Patten FILM NUMBER: M382 ROLL 42 PLAQUE NUMBER: NOTES: General Note - Original filed under George S./Patten Company Note - H Battle Unit Note - (1st Kanawha Regiment)


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Col. (CSA), George Smith Patton, Sr.'s Timeline

1833
June 26, 1833
Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, United States
1856
September 30, 1856
Charleston, Kanawha, Virginia, United States
1857
December 10, 1857
Virginia
1860
June 16, 1860
Virginia, United States
1864
February 23, 1864
Richmond, Henrico , Virginia, United States
September 25, 1864
Age 31
Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia, United States
September 25, 1864
Age 31
Winchester, Frederick County , Virginia, United States