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Richard S. Ewell

Born: Feb 8, 1817

Death: Jan 25, 1872

Birthplace: Georgetown

Nationality: United States

Richard S. Ewell

Date of Birth : Feb 8, 1817
Date of Death : Jan 25, 1872
Birth Place : Georgetown

Richard Stoddert Ewell was a career United States Army officer and a Confederate general during the American Civil War. He achieved fame as a senior commander under Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and fought effectively through much of the war, but his legacy has been clouded by controversies over his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg and at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

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