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GENERAL JAMES McQUEEN McINTOSH, CSA
VITAL STATISTICS
BORN: 1828 Ft. Brooke, FL.
DIED: 1862 in Pea Ridge, ARK.
CAMPAIGNS: Wilson's Creek and Pea Ridge.
HIGHEST RANK ACHIEVED: Brigadier General
BIOGRAPHY
James McQueen McIntosh was born at Fort Brooke, Florida, in 1828. A descendant of a Revolutionary War commander and the son of a career soldier who was killed in the Mexican war, he attended West Point and graduated in 1845. McIntosh served in the infantry and cavalry until 1861, when he resigned and joined the Confederate army. His brother, John B. McIntosh, chose to join the Union; eventually becoming a brigadier general, but having to have his left leg amputated. The Confederate McIntosh fought in the Battle of Wilson's Creek, in August of 1861. In January of 1862, he was promoted to brigadier general. Popular with his troops, he was known as an aggressive an daring, yet alert and loyal officer. McIntosh died in the Battle of Pea Ridge on March 7, 1862, only minutes after the death of his friend, Brig. Gen. Ben McCulloch.