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Capt Abraham C. "A. C." Hulse
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1835
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 14, 1919
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA

122 Illinois Infantry Co E Soldier's Rank in 2nd Lieut- Soldier's Rank out Capt. He was the first to leave home. From -BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES Of PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS OF MACOUPIN COUNTY ILLINOIS comes the following :
"CAPTAIN A. C. HULSE was born in East Tennessee, September 23, 1835. His father, W. K. Hulse, was a native of Tennessee, and a carpenter by trade. At the age of eighteen Mr. Hulse turned his face westward and after traveling around some time located in Palmyra, and went into the blacksmith trade; a vocation he has since followed at that place. October 2, 1856, he was united in marriage to Miss Martha A. Ross, daughter of Robert Ross, of Macoupin Co.,. They have raised a family of four children. In 1862, when this country was at fever heat in consequence of the late Civil War, Mr. Hulse turned the key on his blacksmith shop, bid his family farewell and enlisted in the 122d regiment, under Col. Rinaker. He was elected second lieutenant of company E, a position he held until April 3, 1863, when he was promoted captain of his company. He received this promotion over the first lieutenant of his company, which position he held until the close of the war. He was in all the hard fought battles incident to this regiment's campaign through the war. He was never wounded, under arrest or reprimanded while he was in the service. At the close of the war, he retuned to his home, in Palmyra, where he has since resided. Captain Hulse has always adhered to the principles of democracy; he cast his first vote for James Buchanan, and has ever since voted the democratic ticket. He went into the war believing the "the first principle of democracy was to sustain the government." He is highly respected as an energetic and honest man, a good neighbor, and a worthy and patriotic citizen. He later served as sherrif of Macoupin County. Union Army Pension File for Abraham C. Hulse. 1883-Macoupin County Illinois, 1883 Federal Pension Roll, Volume 1, pag es 536 - 539 He Enlisted on 9/4/1862 as a 2nd Lieutenant. On 9/4/1862 he was commissioned into 'E' Co. IL 122nd Infantry. Promotions: * Capt 4/3/1863 He was Mustered Out on 7/15/1865 at Mobile, AL. Member of GAR Post # 339 in Carlinville, IL. He died in Illinois 14 May, 1919.

Cause of pension - small-pox," impairment of lower limbs " Monthly Rate - 10.00 Original Allowance Date - Jan., 1878
Family links: 
  William Keen Hulse (____ - 1863)
  Hannah Cox Hulse (1811 - 1875)
  Martha Ann Ross Hulse (1840 - 1915)
  Dora Tera Meteer Hulse (1839 - ____)
  Thomas Keen Hulse (____ - 1868)**
  John W. Hulse (1829 - 1862)*
  Abraham C. Hulse (1835 - 1919)
  Mary E. Hulse Hulse (1836 - 1924)*
  Elizabeth P Hulse Galloway (1845 - 1916)*
*Calculated relationship
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Record added: Jul 24, 2011
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