|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1841|
|Death: ||Mar. 15, 1928|
Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry, Mumford's Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Fauquier County VA.
Enlisted on 3/15/1862 at Bealeton, VA as a Private, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry.
Detailed 9/15/1863 with Provost Marshal.
Wounded 9/28/1864 Waynesboro, VA.; cut by sabre.
Postwar he married Isabella Roberts Vass in 1870; she was sister to 3 other members of the Black Horse Troop: Pvt. George Fitzhugh Vass (Killed In Action at Meadows Bridges, Va.), Private Townsend Daniel Vass (Killed In Action at Kennon's Farm, Charles City County, Va.), and Pvt. James A. Vass. Hugh eventually was Treasurer of Fauquier County, Va.
The 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Escorts to Gen. Stonewall Jackson", completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the City of Richmond.
It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, 2nd Manassas, Maryland campaigns, Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haw's Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox. (bio by: BigFrench)
Bettie Peace Hamilton (1874 - 1905)*
Janet Scott Hamilton (1876 - 1956)*
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 10, 2005
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