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Jubal Early

Born: Nov 3, 1816

Death: Mar 2, 1894

Birthplace: Franklin County

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Jubal Early

Date of Birth : Nov 3, 1816
Date of Death : Mar 2, 1894
Birth Place : Franklin County

Jubal Anderson Early was a lawyer and Confederate general in the American Civil War. He served under Stonewall Jackson and then Robert E. Lee for almost the entire war, rising from regimental command to lieutenant general and the command of an infantry corps in the Army of Northern Virginia. He was the Confederate commander in key battles of the Valley Campaigns of 1864, including a daring raid to the outskirts of Washington, D.C. The articles written by him for the Southern Historical Society in the 1870s established the Lost Cause point of view as a long-lasting literary and cultural phenomenon.

Profession


  • Lawyer

Also known as


  • Jubal A. Early
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