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Daniel Harvey Hill
Birth: Jul. 12, 1821
Death: Sep. 24, 1889

Civil War Confederate Lieutenant General. Active in education until the outbreak of the Civil War, he was a Colonel superintendent of the North Carolina Military Institute in 1861. Promoted Brigadier General in July, 1861, he commanded the Department of North Carolina, forces at Leesburg, Potomac District, Department of Northern Virginia and was promoted Major General in March, 1862. In 1863, he led the 2nd Corps, Army of Tennessee in actions through South Mountain, Antietam and was promoted Lieutenant General of the Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia. His last battle with the Army of Virginia came at Fredericksburg and he then returned to command the Department of North Carolina. His next action came as a volunteer on General Beauregard's staff at Drewry's Bluff and Petersburg. He finished out the war with Joseph E. Johnston's army in the Carolinas as a division commander. After the surrender he returned to education and engaged in literary and historical writing. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Isabella Morrison Hill (1825 - 1904)*
  Robert Hall Morrison Hill (1850 - 1857)*
  Eugenia Hill Arnold (1852 - 1934)*
  Willie Morrison Hill (1855 - 1856)*
  Nancy Lee Hill (1857 - 1938)*
  Daniel Harvey Hill (1859 - 1924)*
  James Irwin Hill (1864 - 1866)*
*Calculated relationship
Davidson College Cemetery
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.50467, -80.84701
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Feb 01, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4432
Daniel Harvey Hill
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Daniel Harvey Hill
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Daniel Harvey Hill
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
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GOD Bless you Lt. General Daniel Harvey Hill and all which do and/or the ones which may come here to view too!+
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Jul. 17, 2014
I had very recently read a letter of yours to General Beauregard just prior to the beginning of the Petersburg Campaign spelling out what you really thought of General Robert E. Lee. Fascinating to read considering such true feelings were not published l...(Read more)
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 12, 2014
Happy Birthday (early) with respect.
- LaDene
 Added: Jul. 11, 2014
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