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William Joseph Hardee
Birth: Oct. 12, 1815
Camden County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1873
Wytheville
Wythe County
Virginia, USA

Civil War Confederate Lieutenant General. A West Point graduate in 1838, he was a distinguished US Army officer whom served in the Mexican conflicts and was a tactics instructor and commandant of cadets at West Point. At the start of the Civil War, he resigned his commission as Lieutenant Colonel, to serve in the Confederate Army of Tennessee. Appointed first as Colonel of CSA Cavalry, then Brigadier General of the Upper District of Arkansas and promoted Major General commanding the 1st Division, Central Army of Kentucky in December 1861. Known as "Old Reliable", he was promoted Lieutenant General in October 1862 and commanded the Armies of the Department of Mississippi, Tennessee and South Carolina, until he surrendered his corps on April 26, 1865. After the he became a planter in Alabama. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Hennery Dummett Hardee (1820 - 1853)*
  Mary Foreman Lewis Hardee (1838 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Willie J. Hardee (____ - 1865)*
  Anna Dummett Hardee Chambliss (1846 - 1936)*
  William Joseph Hardee (1847 - 1865)*
 
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Burial:
Live Oak Cemetery
Selma
Dallas County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: Mar 07, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8762
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- Darlene T.
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- Patrick Murphy
 Added: May. 8, 2014
Deo Vindice General. Yours was a just cause.
- Ken Cherry
 Added: May. 3, 2014
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