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Charles Smith Hamilton
Birth: Nov. 16, 1822
Death: Apr. 17, 1891

Civil War Union Major General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1843, served in the Mexican War and remained in the Army until 1853. In 1861, he was commissioned Colonel of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and in the same year was promoted to Brigadier General. He was transferred to the Department of the Mississippi, where he participated in the battles at Iuka and Corinth. Promoted to Major General in mid 1862, he became involved in a tactical dispute with General S. A. Hurlbut, which led to his resignation in 1863. After leaving the Army, he moved to Milwaukee, engaged in manufacturing and was US Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1869 to 1877. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Zane Alasman Hamilton (1784 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophia J Shepard Hamilton (1826 - 1911)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Hadley Hamilton (1850 - 1915)*
  William Reeve Hamilton (1855 - 1914)*
  Harry F. Hamilton (1859 - 1911)*
  Arthur P. Hamilton (1859 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catharine Amelia Hamilton Steuben (1811 - 1860)*
  Seraph S. Hamilton Jackson (1821 - 1862)*
  Charles Smith Hamilton (1822 - 1891)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Milwaukee
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Section 9, Lot 85 1/4
GPS (lat/lon): 42.99977, -87.94636
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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Charles Smith Hamilton
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Charles Smith Hamilton
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