|Birth: ||Jun., 1837|
|Death: ||Feb. 3, 1928|
Benjamin J. Hawthorne fought throughout the war with the 38th Regiment, Virginia Volunteer Infantry. He was on the staff of Gen. Lewis Armistead and was badly wounded in Pickett's charge during the battle of Gettysburg. He surrendered with what was left of Lee's forces at Appomattox and walked 100 miles home.
After teaching at various southern colleges, he was invited to join the faculty at Corvallis College where he taught languages, literature, and many courses in the department of horticulture. In 1884, he accepted a position at the University of Oregon and founded the department of psychology. He taught over 30 different courses during his 45-year academic career.
Emma Brown Hawthorne (1852 - 1914)*
Emma Hawthorne (1876 - 1892)*
Wistar Hawthorne (1879 - 1899)*
Pearl Virginia Hawthorne Sweek (1888 - 1979)*
Created by: Randy Fletcher
Record added: May 04, 2007
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