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army officer

David Emanuel Twiggs, American army officer.

Background

Twiggs, David Emanuel was born in 1790 in Richmond County, Georgia, United States. Son of General John and Ruth (Emanuel) Twiggs.

Career

Captain, inf; major 1st United States Inf. General United States Army, 1846, brevetted maj. General for bravery, 1846.

Major general Confederate Army, assigned to command Dist.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Hunter. Married second, Mistress.

father:
General John Twiggs

mother:
Ruth (Emanuel) Twiggs

spouses:
Elizabeth Hunter

Mistress