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 Harry Thompson Hays

Harry Thompson Hays

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Death 21 Aug 1876 (aged 56)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 10893 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. In 1861, he entered the Confederate Army as Colonel of the 7th Louisiana Infantry. He led the 7th Louisiana in the Battle of Bull Run, the Shenandoah Campaign and was promoted Brigadier General in July 1862. Assigned command of the 1st Louisiana Brigade, he fought at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville and at Gettysburg in July 1863. At the Battle of Spotsylania, he was wounded by a shell fragment and after his recovery, was transferred to the Trans- Mississippi for the remainder of the war. After the war, he served as Sheriff of Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10893
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Thompson Hays (14 Apr 1820–21 Aug 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10893, citing Lafayette Cemetery Number 1, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .