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 Joseph Lewis Hogg

Joseph Lewis Hogg

Birth
Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Death 16 May 1862 (aged 55)
Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 10992 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. When Texas entered the Confederacy, he was elected to the State Secession Convention in 1860 and cast his vote to take Texas out of the Union. At the start of the Civil War, he was commissioned Captain of the Lonestar Defenders and helped organize the Texas 3rd Cavalry. In February, 1862, he received an appointment as Brigadier General in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States and was ordered to report to General Benjamin McCulloch's Army of the West in Fayetteville, Arkansas. In April 1862, he was given command of a brigade and was transferred to Mississippi, to prepare for the Corinth campaign. During the Siege of Corinth, he contracted dysentery and died on May 16, 1862. His son James Stephen Hogg, was the 20th Governor of the State of Texas.


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  • Added: 15 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10992
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Lewis Hogg (13 Sep 1806–16 May 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10992, citing Fort Robinette Cemetery, Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .