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army officer

John Bankhead Magruder, American army officer.

Background

Magruder, John Bankhead was born on August 15, 1810 in Winchester, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Bankhead) Magruder.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1830.

Career

General in command all forces on Virginia Peninsula, with headquarters at Yorktown. Major general, distinguished himself at Malvern Hill, also all of Seven Days’ battles before Richmond, 1861. General under Prince Maximilian in Mexico.

Connections

father:
Thomas Magruder

mother:
Elizabeth (Bankhead) Magruder