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Charles Didier Dreux
Male 1832 - 1861

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  • Birth  11 May 1832  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  05 Jul 1861  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5106  Stewart
    Last Modified  17 Aug 2011 
     
    Father  Charles Didier Dreux,   b. 22 Dec 1798, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Marie Josephine Nathalie de Livaudais,   b. 12 Feb 1808, New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  05 Jan 1823  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1618  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Amanda Hollie Haynes 
    Married  17 Oct 1859  New Orleans, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marie Nathalie Dreux,   b. 19 Aug 1860, Smithland, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870, Havana, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Dec 2010 
    Family ID  F1644  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 May 1832 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Oct 1859 - New Orleans, Louisiana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Jul 1861 - Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Héros de la Confédération, il est le premier officier confédéré de La Nouvelle-Orléans à être tué durant la Guerre de Sécession. Son corps est ramené à La Nouvelle-Orléans et il lui est donné des funérailles exceptionnelles. Il est enterré au cimetière de Metairie dans la tombe de l'Association of the Army of Tennessee. Lorsque la ville est prise par les forces fédérées, sa veuve s'enfuit pour se réfugier à La Havane. Leur fille y meurt.

      Heroes of Confederation, he became the first Confederate officer from New Orleans to be killed during the Civil War. His body was brought back to New Orleans and he is given an exceptional funeral. He is buried in Metairie Cemetery in the tomb of the Association of the Army of Tennessee. When the city was taken by the federal forces his widow fled to take refuge in Havana. Their daughter died there.
    • Il fait ses études primaires et secondaires à Paris, ses études supérieures au Amherst College dans le Massachusetts, puis le Western Military Institiute à Blue Lick Springs au Kentucky et enfin le Frankfort Military Institute à Frankfort au Kentucky. Il fait éngalement avec succès ses études de droit. Il exerce le droit et est élu procurer général du district, puis député. Il est également capitain de la milice des Cadets d'Orléans.

      He completed his primary and secondary schools in Paris, his graduate studies at Amherst College in Massachusetts and the Western Military Institiute at Blue Lick Springs, Kentucky and finally the Military Institute in Frankfort Frankfort, Kentucky. He also successfully studying law. He practiced law and was elected district provide general and deputy. He is also captain of the militia Cadet Orleans. [2]
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Orleans Parish Birth Index (Reliability: 3).
      vol. 3, page 43

    2. [S127] Cousins des Amériques, Patrick Binet, G La 929.2 Bin 1998., 388.

  

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