Lloyd Tilghman


Personal and Family Information

Lloyd was born on 30 Jan 1816, the son of James Tilghman and Ann Caroline Shoemaker. The place is not known.

He died on 16 May 1863 in Vicksburgh, Mississippi.

His wife was Augusta Murray Boyd, who he married on 1 AUG 1843 in Portland, Cumberland, Maine. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Lloyd Tilghman


James Tilghman


Lloyd Tilghman


Matthew Tilghman


Ann Lloyd


Henrietta Maria Tilghman


James Richard Tilghman


Anne Francis


Ann Caroline Shoemaker



Birth30 JAN 1816
Death16 MAY 1863
Place: Vicksburgh, Mississippi
Address: in Battle at Vicksburgh
Place: Bronx, New York
Address: Woodlawn Cemetery with wife and reference to 3 children Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA GPS (lat/lon): 40.89023, -73.87007 Find A Grave Memorial# 11093
Other EventFROM 1836 TO 1863
Place: US Army and Conferedate Army
Type: Military Service
Address: Major General CSA statue at Vicksburg National Military Park.


Address: West Point Military Academy


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Maj. Gen. LLoyd Tilghman (b. 30th Jan'y 1816, d. in battle 16th May 1863), Old Kent page 261-2

son of James and Ann C. Shoemaker Tilghman, was a graduate of West Point (of 1836),

and after several years' services resigned his commission, but reentered the United States Army during the Mexican war, and served with distinction. At the close of the war he again resigned.

Subsequently he entered the Army of the Confederate States, was captured at Fort Henry, in Tennessee, and confined as prisoner of war in Fort Warren; was exchanged, then promoted to a Major General, and slain in battle at Vicksburgh, Miss.,his troops formed the Confererate rear guard at Battle of Champion Hill —a cannon ball passing through his body, the 16th of May 1863. depicted in statue at Vicksburg National Military Park.

He m., in 1842, Augusta Boyd, of Maine, and had child., viz., Lloyd, killed by a kick from his horse while in the Confederate Army,—Frederick Boyd,—Southgate,— Siddell,—Charles, and Maria Tilghman; also a dau. who d, in infancy.