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 Richard Hawes

Richard Hawes

Birth
Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Death 25 May 1877 (aged 80)
Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 10040 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Governor of Kentucky. Richard Hawes was the second Confederate governor of Kentucky, after Gov. George Johnson was killed at Shiloh. During the Confederate invasion of Kentucky in the fall of 1862, Hawes was sworn into office on the steps of the Kentucky Capitol in Frankfort on October 4, 1862, but Union troop movements forced the Confederate evacuation of Frankfort that same afternoon. Hawes and his government spent the rest of the war in exile. Richard Hawes was the father of Confederate Gen. James M. Hawes.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10040
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Hawes (6 Feb 1797–25 May 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10040, citing Paris Cemetery, Paris, Bourbon County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .