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Maj Daniel Washington Hurtt
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Birth: Jun. 9, 1825
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 1905
Goldsboro
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA

Confederate officer.
Major Daniel Washington Hurtt entered the service of the Confederate States in 1861 as a Captain of the Beauregard Rifles, which was assigned to Company I, Second Infantry Regiment. He served with the regiment in the campaigns at Rappahannock, Richmond, the Seven Days' campaign, Mechanicsville, Cold Harbor, Malvern Hill, South Mountain, and Sharpsburg, Md, during which he was shot in the face, losing the teeth on one side of his upper jaw, and taken prisoner, where he was sent to the hospital at Boonsboro. He was exchanged 10 days later, and upon his recovery, he rejoined his regiment in time to take part in the battles of Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, where he was recognized for distinguished service in command of the brigade skirmishers, and was promoted to Major on the field by General Ramseur. He took command of the Second Regiment and led them at Gettysburg. On the first day of battle, while attacking the Union lines on Oak Ridge, he was struck on the breast by a minie ball, which, after penetrating a package of letters and his pocket Bible, inflicted such injuries that he was incapacitated for further service. He reported for duty again in May 1864, but upon examination was granted a furlough, and in August, 1864, he was compelled to resign on account of continued disability. Follwing the war, he worked as a tailor in New Bern and in 1886 relocated to Goldsboro until his death in 1805.

He was married to Maria E. Tisdale, daughter of William Tisdale, a Captain of the War of 1812. He had three children still living following the war: William T., Stephen F. and Henry T. After the death of his first wife, he wedded Kate L. Dewey. A brother of Major Hurtt, Edward H., served during the war on the blockade-runner, CSS Merrimac.

Prior to and following the war, Major Hurtt was an active member of the St. John's Masonic Lodge in New Bern where he held several posts to include Senior Deacon and Senior Warden.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Thomas Place Hurtt (1796 - 1830)
  Catharine Hurtt (1798 - 1864)
 
 Spouses:
  Maria E Tisdale Hurtt (1826 - 1881)*
  Katherine L Dewey Hurtt (1844 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  William Tisdale Hurtt (1847 - 1911)*
  Daniel Whit Hurtt (1848 - 1863)*
  Henry T Hurtt (1850 - 1916)*
  Samuel M Hurtt (1850 - 1850)*
  Stephen Forbes Hurtt (1852 - 1924)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward H Hurtt (1822 - 1864)*
  Daniel Washington Hurtt (1825 - 1905)
  Alexander Grant Hurtt (1826 - 1832)*
  William Thomas Hurtt (1827 - 1838)*
  George Osgood Hurtt (1829 - 1832)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Cemetery
New Bern
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: 304
 
Maintained by: Corey Patterson
Originally Created by: EFB III
Record added: Aug 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28991188
Maj Daniel Washington Hurtt
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Maj Daniel Washington Hurtt
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May he rest in peace.
- David A. French
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