Daniel Weisiger Adams

American lawyer and army officer

Daniel Weisiger Adams (May 1, 1821 – June 13, 1872) was a noted lawyer and a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

Daniel Weisiger Adams
AllegianceUnited States of America
Confederate States of America
Service/branchConfederate Army
Years of service1861–65
RankBrigadier General
Commands held1st Louisiana Regulars
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War
-Battle of Shiloh
-Battle of Perryville
-Battle of Stones River
-Battle of Chickamauga
-Battle of Selma
RelationsBrother of William Wirt Adams


  • Warner, Ezra J. (1959). Generals in Gray: Lives of the Confederate Commanders. Louisiana State University Press. ISBN 0-8071-0823-5.
  • Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who, 1963.