Carnot Posey Photo

Carnot Posey

Born: Aug 5, 1818

Death: Nov 13, 1863

Birthplace: Woodville

Nationality: United States

Carnot Posey

Date of Birth : Aug 5, 1818
Date of Death : Nov 13, 1863
Birth Place : Woodville

Carnot Posey was a Mississippi planter and lawyer, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded at the Battle of Bristoe Station. He was transported for care to the University of Virginia, where the rooms on the Lawn all served as Confederate hospital rooms. He was placed in the same room where he lived many years earlier as a UVa Law student and later died in that room of his wounds.

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