Major Thomas Kinloch Fauntleroy
Thomas Kinloch Fauntleroy enlisted in the Confederate Army at the age of twenty-four. He was given a commission for gallantry at the First Battle of Bull Run or Manassas Junction. By 1863 he was a major. He was in command of the artillery at the Battle of Baton Rouge. In another skirmish on the Red River, Fauntleroy's guns turned back the Union fleet. Union Admiral Farragut sent the enemy a note which said, "My compliments to Major Fauntleroy...with my ships and your battery, I believe we could capture hell."
Thomas Kinloch Fauntleroy was the son of John Fouchee Fauntleroy, M.D. and Lavinia Beverly Turner. His father was a surgeon in the Confederate Army, and he was captured with the fall of Vicksburg.
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