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James Morrison Hawes
Birth: Jan. 7, 1824
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1889
Covington
Kenton County
Kentucky, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from West Point in 1841 and served as a Cavalry Captain at the Battle of San Juan in the Mexican War. With the secession of the Southern states in 1861, he resigned his commission and was appointed a Major in the 2nd Kentucky Confederate Cavalry. In March 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the cavalry of the Western Department of the Confederacy. He commanded a brigade of cavalry in raids throughout Arkansas and at the Battle of Milliken's Bend, Louisiana. From February 1864, until the end of the war, he was in command of the fortifications and garrison of Galveston Island, Texas. After the war he engaged in the hardware business in Covington, Kentucky. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Hawes (1797 - 1877)
  Hetty Morrison Nicholas Hawes (1798 - 1875)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Jane Southgate Hawes (1836 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Hetty Morrison Hawes (1858 - 1927)*
  Maria Hawes Ellis (1862 - 1916)*
  Mary Hawes (1865 - 1915)*
  Kate Hawes (1867 - 1930)*
  Clara Hawes (1872 - 1924)*
  Frances Lee Hawes (1881 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Morrison Hawes (1824 - 1889)
  Clara N. Hawes (1831 - 1896)*
  Cary Nicholas Hawes (1836 - 1874)*
  Smith Nicholas Hawes (1843 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Fort Mitchell
Kenton County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section 4, Lot 21, Grave 1
 
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Record added: Mar 18, 2000
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