Celebrities Feedback Rating Russian
Search

Most popular
Claparede Edouard (Claparade Edouard)
Ovchinnikov NikolaiOvchinnikov Nikolai
Kaas, Patricia (Patricia Kaas)Kaas, Patricia (Patricia Kaas)
more persons......
News
Movies
Russia Is Great
Free mp3 download
Count of persons: 23163





All persons
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Dibrell, George Gibbs (George Gibbs Dibrell)

( Trooper)

Comments for Dibrell, George Gibbs (George Gibbs Dibrell)
Biography Dibrell, George Gibbs (George Gibbs Dibrell)
photo Dibrell, George Gibbs (George Gibbs Dibrell)
(Apr. 12, 1822 - 1886)
March 25 battle in Florence, he not only destroyed the northerners, but also captured two Federal gunboats.
George Gibbs Dibrell was born in White County, Tenn., April 12, 1822. Receiving the usual high school education, completed a year teaching at the University of East Tennessee, Dibrell gradually engaged in agriculture and trade. In 1861 he was elected a delegate to the State Assembly, decides to secede from the Union, as a supporter of the last. And we strongly defended his point of view. But when his native Tennessee still opted for secession, then Dibrell, like many of his countrymen of the same opinion, abide by the decision of the majority and one of the first voluntarily joined the regular army of the South.
Starting service rank and file, already 10 August 1861 Dibrell was podplkovnikom, and in September - the Rangers under the command of Colonel Nathan Bedford Forrest. In the confederal activity reports parts of Forrest, the name of Colonel George Dirella is very common and is mentioned only positive, for example, in describing the brilliant from the military point of view, they capture the northern Colonel P. J. Ingersoll.
In March 1863, General Bragg has requested an allocation of Forrest's cavalry unit for the protection of industrial facilities in southern Taskambii and Florence, Ala., on federal raiders forced their way. For this purpose, was elected regiment Dibrella, and already on March 25 in combat in Florence, he not only destroyed the northerners, but also captured two Federal gunboats. During the summer campaign of 1863, when Rozenkrans in mobile warfare in Tennessee replay Southerners Bragg, Forrest sent Dibrella to strengthen the connection Wheeler's Cavalry. Their united forces met the cavalry of northerners in the battle of the Spartans. The battle took place, with varying success, but in the end the Confederates overturned federal and chased them several miles, then to return to their camp, which was waiting for lunch, prepared the caring residents of Sparta. In recognition of the military achievements of Colonel Dibrella 26 July 1864 he was promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General, in which he served until the end of the war under the command of Forrest's first, and then Wheeler. After the fall of Richmond and the surrender of the army while Lee located in North Carolina Dibrell successfully coped with the task to save the archives of the Confederacy.
. With the end of the Civil War Dibrell returned to his home state, entered politics and in 1875-79 he was a U.S. Congressman from Tennessee
. In 1883 he organized the Union of Tennessee Confederate Veterans and directed it until his death in 1886, never missing a single meeting.


User comments
Write comment
Write comment
Links by theme:
Gibbs, Josiah Willard (JOzeph Gibbs)
Gibbs, Josiah Willard (JOzeph Gibbs)
GEORGI X
George V (George)
George V (George)

Dibrell, George Gibbs (George Gibbs Dibrell), photo, biography
Dibrell, George Gibbs (George Gibbs Dibrell), photo, biography Dibrell, George Gibbs (George Gibbs Dibrell)  Trooper, photo, biography
RIN.ru - Russian Information Network
   
   
   
Copyright © RIN 2002 - * Feedback