Jeremy Francis Gilmer Photo

Jeremy Francis Gilmer

Born: Mar 23, 1818

Death: Dec 1, 1883

Birthplace: Guilford County

Nationality: United States

Jeremy Francis Gilmer

Date of Birth : Mar 23, 1818
Date of Death : Dec 1, 1883
Birth Place : Guilford County

Jeremy Francis Gilmer was an American soldier, mapmaker, and civil engineer most noted for his service as the Chief Engineer of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. As a major general, he oversaw the planning of the elaborate defenses of the city of Atlanta, Georgia.

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