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Schuyler Hamilton
Birth: Jul. 25, 1822
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1903
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Civil War Union Major General. He graduated at from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1841, and served gallantry in the Mexican War as Aide-de-camp to General Winfield Scott until he resigned as a Captain in 1854. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he volunteered for the New York National Guard and was commissioned Brigadier General in command of the 7th New York Regiment in 1861. Promoted Major General in 1862, he actively engaged in operations against the Confederates in the Missouri, Mississippi and Tennessee campaigns until compelled to resign due to illness in 1863. He later was hydrographic engineer, superintendent of the Department of Docks, New York City, until 1875 and subsequently retired owing to ill health. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Church Hamilton (1792 - 1882)
  Maria Elizabeth Van den Heuvel Hamilton (1795 - 1873)
 
 Spouses:
  Cornelia Ray Hamilton (1829 - 1867)
  Louisa Francis Paine Allen Hamilton (1832 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Schuyler Hamilton (____ - 1907)*
  Robert Ray Hamilton (1851 - 1893)*
  Robert Ray Hamilton (1851 - 1890)*
  Schuyler Hamilton (1853 - 1907)*
  Charles Althrop Hamilton (1858 - 1875)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alexander Hamilton (1815 - 1907)*
  Charlotte Augusta Hamilton (1819 - 1896)*
  John Cornelius Adrian Hamilton (1820 - 1879)*
  Schuyler Hamilton (1822 - 1903)
  Maria E Hamilton Peabody (1825 - 1887)*
  Charles Apthorpe Hamilton (1826 - 1901)*
  Adelaide Hamilton (1830 - 1915)*
  Elizabeth Hamilton Cullum (1831 - 1884)*
  William Gaston Hamilton (1832 - 1913)*
  Laurens Hamilton (1834 - 1858)*
  Alice Hamilton (1838 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 186, Lot 19596
GPS (lat/lon): 40.64675, -73.98805
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 02, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 3303
Schuyler Hamilton
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Schuyler Hamilton
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Schuyler Hamilton
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General, thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 22, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: Jul. 12, 2016

- Suzie Nash
 Added: Feb. 29, 2016
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