|Richard Stoddert Ewell|
Full Name: Richard Stoddert Ewell |
Born: February 8, 1817
Place of Birth: Georgetown, D.C.
North or South: South
Other Professions: Ewell was in the Mexican War and he resigned in 1861, He later became a farmer.
War Service Highlights: Ewell served in the Confederacy as a Lieutenant and then became a Colonel. He was promoted to Brigadier General in 1861. In 1862, he earned the rank of Major General. He served at First Bull Run, and then he fought through the seven day battles and at Cedar Mountain. Ewell fell off of his horse during the battle of Bloody Angle and he could not serve any longer.
Died: Januray 25, 1872
Place of Death: Spring Hill, Tennessee
Interesting Facts: He was known for fighting until he had nothing left. He fought and rode his horse even when he had a wooden leg, but he fell off his horse making him even more disabled.