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William Anderson Hicks
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Birth: 1841
Death: 1862

Interred April 30 1862
Original Purchaser of the Plot: John R. Hicks
Source: Vicksburg Cemetery Database

The Following Information comes from the NC Civil War Sailor Project http://rblong.net/sailor/he.html

William Anderson Hicks, born Mississippi, 1843; previous service in the United States Navy, as midshipman; later served as midshipman aboard the CSS Sumter, 1861; ordered by his commander, Raphael Semmes, in July, 1861, to take charge of the prize bark Joseph Maxwell, and proceed to a port in Cuba, for adjudication, by an agent of the Confederate States, in that port, and then to proceed to the Confederate States and report to the Secretary of the Navy, for further orders; captured, while in command of the prize vessel, and sent as a prisoner of war, to New York; appointed acting master in the line of promotion on September 24, 1861; later served as lieutenant on the Jackson station, 1862; awaiting orders, February 8, 1862 to March 26, 1862; Hicks had been appointed lieutenant for the war, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on February 8, 1862; attached to the gunboat CSS Arkansas, March 27, 1862, and died on the steamer CSS Capitol, at Yazoo City, Mississippi, on April 29, 1862; after his death, his mother, Mrs. Martha M. Hicks, made claims for his back pay. [1860 U.S. Census; ORN 1, 1, 614 & 625; 1, 16, 738 and 2, 1, 318; ORA 2, 3; CSS Sumter Muster Rolls; Confederate Navy subject file M - Medical; MN - Discharges from medical custody and deaths; Deaths - discharges, pages 137-139; Confederate Navy subject file N - Personnel; NN- Acceptances......Revoked commissions; Acceptances - Appointments of officers (A - K), pages 556 and 557.] 
 
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 Parents:
  Martha M Cowan Hicks (1818 - 1906)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph T. Hicks (____ - 1862)*
  John R Hicks (1839 - 1878)*
  William Anderson Hicks (1841 - 1862)
  Benjamin Hicks (1845 - 1871)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Vicksburg
Warren County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Division B, Lot 3, Square 43
 
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Mar 06, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125940782
William Anderson Hicks
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 17, 2014

- Mary & Kent
 Added: Mar. 6, 2014
 
 
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