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Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
Birth: Nov. 29, 1815
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1882
Lima
Lima, Peru

Civil War Union Major General, US Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1837, practiced law in Charleston, Florida and later served as adjutant in a South Carolina Regiment. In 1845, he went to Illinois and was a member of the State Legislature in 1859, 1861 and 1867. At the beginning of the Civil War he was appointed Brigadier General of Volunteers and commanded at Fort Donelson after its capture in February, 1862. He commanded the 4th Division at the Battles of Shiloh, Corinth and was promoted Major General in October, 1862. He commanded at Memphis in September, 1863, led corps under General Sherman in the expedition to Meridian in February, 1864 and succeeded General Nathaniel P. Banks in command of the Department of the Gulf, serving there until the end of the war. After the war, he was minister resident to the United States of Colombia, 1869 to 1872 and elected as a Republican from Illinois to Congress, serving 1873 to 1877. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin Luther Hurlbut (1780 - 1843)
  Lydia Bunce Hurlbut (1793 - 1821)
 
 Spouse:
  Sophronia R. Stevens Hurlbut (1824 - 1887)*
 
 Siblings:
  Caroline Randolph Hurlbut**
  George Edward Hurlbut**
  William Henry Hurlbut (1814 - 1823)*
  Stephen Augustus Hurlbut (1815 - 1882)
  Elizabeth Crocker Hurlbut Kerr (1819 - 1908)*
  Infant son Hurlbut (1820 - 1820)*
  Anthony Forster Hurlbut (1824 - 1826)**
  Alfred Hurlbut (1826 - 1826)**
  William Henry Hurlbert (1827 - 1895)**
  George Canning Hurlbut (1830 - 1908)**
  Mary Jane Hurlbut (1835 - 1907)**
  Frances Caroline Hurlbut (1837 - 1912)**
  Alfred Mercer Hurlbut (1840 - 1841)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Belvidere Cemetery
Belvidere
Boone County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
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Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
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Stephen Augustus Hurlbut
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- sr/ks
 Added: Mar. 27, 2013
Your courtesy to our great General Forrest is not forgotten. R.I.P., My Brother.
- Bob Hufford
 Added: Mar. 27, 2013
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