BG Tenant Lomax


 He was a native of Montgomery, Alabama, at the start of the Civil war he was commissioned a officer in the Alabama Volunteers. Promoted Colonel in command of the 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment, he was immediately dispatched to Virginia. In May 1862, he was ordered to take his regiment to join Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston's division at Fair Oaks Station, in Henrico County, Virginia, in an offensive against Federal Corps. On June 1, 1862, he received notice of his appointment to Brigadier General and while leading his troops at the of Battle of Seven Pines, he was killed in action that same day.  He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery Alabama