Col Henry Middleton Rutledge

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Col Henry Middleton Rutledge

Birth
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 10 Jun 1921 (aged 81)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Flat Rock, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 112750772 · View Source
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Born: August 5, 1839
Birthplace: South Carolina
Father: Frederick Rutledge 1800 – 1884
(Buried: Saint John in the Wilderness Cemetery Flat Rock N.C.)
Mother: Henrietta Middleton Rutledge 1813 – 1842
(Buried: Saint John in the Wilderness Cemetery Flat Rock N.C.)
1st Wife: Ann M. Blake Rutledge
2nd Wife: Margaret Hamilton Seabrook Rutledge 1849 – 1925
(Buried: Saint John in the Wilderness Cemetery Flat Rock N.C.)
Education:
Attended University of Virginia
Occupation before War:
Lived in Charleston South Carolina
Civil War Career:
1861: Lt. Of Infantry for Provisional Army of the Confederacy
1861 – 1862: Major of 25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1865: Colonel of 25th North Carolina Infantry Regiment
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Malvern Hill Virginia
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Antietam Maryland
1864: Wounded in left Arm during the Battle of Petersburg Virginia
1865: Surrendered at Appomattox Virginia
Occupation after War:
Planter in Georgetown South Carolina

Died: June 10, 1921
Place of Death: Charleston South Carolina
Age at time of Death: 81 years old
Burial Place: Saint Johns in the Wilderness Flat Rock North Carolina

n the bio it is stated that he lived in Henderson County. He never lived in Henderson County. He visited family members here only, primarily at the Meadows and Hayfield homes in Fletcher during summer months. The burial was here because his parents are buried here. His mother died here and his father sold their summer home here and never built another one. His father never re-married and, after his death, was buried next to his wife at this cemetery.
Also, it is stated that he died in Flat Rock, Henderson County. He didn't. He died in Charleston, S.C., per S.C. Death Records:
Name: Henry M Rutledge
Birth Date: 1839
Gender: Male
Race: White
Death Date: 10 Jun 1921
Age at Death: 82
Death Place: Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Certificate Number: 008459
Volume Number: 13

Above Information Supplied by Jennie Jones Giles



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  • Created by: Rob
  • Added: 23 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112750772
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Henry Middleton Rutledge (5 Aug 1839–10 Jun 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112750772, citing Saint John In the Wilderness Cemetery, Flat Rock, Henderson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Rob (contributor 47382248) .