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 Alexander Travis Hawthorn

Alexander Travis Hawthorn

Birth
Conecuh County, Alabama, USA
Death 31 May 1899 (aged 74)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 1, Section B
Memorial ID 10892 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he organized the 6th Arkansas Infantry Regiment and was appointed Lieutenant Colonel. He was promoted Colonel in 1862, led the 6th Arkansas at the Battle of Shiloh and was reassigned to the Trans-Mississippi Confederate Department in 1863. In February 1864, he was promoted Brigadier General and participated in the Arkansas campaigns until the close of the war. After the war, he established a career in business, moved the Texas and was ordained a Baptist minister in 1880.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10892
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Travis Hawthorn (10 Jan 1825–31 May 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10892, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .