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Capt S. H. Hamilton
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Birth: unknown
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1862
Tennessee, USA

Elmwood Records list him as S.H.D. Hamilton, Captain of the Southern Guard. The Shelby County Death Register says he was 23 years old, from South Carolina. Occupation, soldier. Cause of death was gastritis, typhoid and pneumonia.

His siege battery was attached to the division of Brigadier-General Pillow. Hamilton appears on page 18 of Tennesse in the War 1861-1865. He was appointed by Governor Isham G. Harris and confirmed by the Tennessee Legislature.

He was interred January 2, 1862

Memphis Daily Appeal
January 2 1862
Funeral Notice
The friends and acquaintances of the late Capt. S.H.D. Hamilton, of the Memphis Southern Guard, are respectfully invited to attend his funeral this Thursday morning the 2d instant at 10 o'clock, from the residence of Thomas Trout, Esq., on Adams street.

Memphis Daily Appeal
January 3 1862
Officer's Funeral--Capt. S.H.D Hamilton, of the Southern Guards, who died of typhoid pneumonia, was buried yesterday with military honors. He was followed to the grave by a procession of military, the two officiating clergy walked one on each side the hearse in their white surplices, and a fine band of music played mournful martial airs; a long file of carriages followed. The deceased was the brother of the late Capt. Jas. Hamilton, and was much respected as a gentleman and an officer. 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Fowler, grave 376
 
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Feb 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104975033
Capt S. H. Hamilton
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 Added: Feb. 11, 2013
 
 
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