Ewell, Richard Stoddert, 1817-1872

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1817-02-08
Death 1872-01-25
Gender:
Male
English

Biographical notes:

Lieutenant-general, Confederate Army, during Civil War.

From the description of Letter : Richmond, Va., to Hugh [W.] Sheffey, 1865 March 14. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 30366216

U.S. and Confederate Army officer.

From the description of Richard Stoddert Ewell papers, 1838-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063194

Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth Stoddert. He graduated from United States Military Academy and taught there. He taught at Hampden- Sydney College and at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). In 1848, he was elected professor of mathematics and acting president of College of William and Mary and in 1854, became president. He was colonel of 32nd Virginia Infantry Regiment and later assistant adjutant-general to Joseph E. Johnston. He was president of William and Mary 1854-1888 and died 1894. He was the brother of Richard Stoddert Ewell, had another brother, William Stoddert, a sister Elizabeth S. Ewell and a daughter Elizabeth S. Ewell Scott.

From the guide to the Benjamin Stoddert Ewell Papers, 1784-1934., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary)

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Subjects:

  • Apache Indians
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Peninsular Campaign, 1862
  • Indians of North America--Warfare
  • Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
  • Prisoners

Occupations:

  • Army officers, Confederate

Places:

  • Fort Warren (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • New Mexico (as recorded)
  • Virginia (as recorded)
  • Fort Warren (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Richmond (Va.) (as recorded)