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|1818, May 28
||Born near New Orleans, La.
||Graduated, United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
||Married Laure Villere
||Served as an engineer on staff of General Winfield Scott in Mexico
||Took part in Mexican War battles of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Contreras, and Mexico City
||Promoted to captain, United States Army
||Chief engineer in charge of draining the site of New Orleans, La.
||Married Caroline Deslonde
||Superintendent of United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., for five days
Resigned from United States Army
Appointed brigadier general, Confederate Army, in command of forces at Charleston, S.C.
Commanding officer, Department of Alexandria
Commanding officer, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac
Promoted to general, Confederate Army
||Assistant to General Albert Sidney Johnston, Confederate Army
Commander, Army of the Mississippi
Commanding officer, Western Department
Commander, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, with headquarters at Charleston, S.C.
||Commander, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, Confederate Army
Commander, Military Division of the West
||Named second in command to General Joseph E. Johnston
Chief engineer and general superintendent, New Orleans, Jackson, and Great Northern Railroad
||President, New Orleans, Jackson, and Great Northern Railroad
||President, New Orleans & Carrollton Railroad Co.
||Supervisor, Louisiana lottery
||Adjutant general of Louisiana
||Commissioner of public works, New Orleans, La.
|1893, Feb. 20
||Died, New Orleans, La.