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Pleasant J. Philips

American general

Died when: 57 years 101 days (687 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Pleasant J. Philips

Pleasant Jackson Philips (July 3, 1819 – October 12, 1876) was an American planter, banker, and soldier.He served as a Confederate colonel and brigadier general in the Georgia Militia during the American Civil War.

In his capacity as a militia general, he commanded the Confederate infantry force of Georgia militia in the 1864 Battle of Griswoldville, Georgia.

After the war he resumed his banking career.


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