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 Isham Nicholas Haynie

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Isham Nicholas Haynie

  • Birth 18 Nov 1824 Dover, Stewart County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 21 May 1868 Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Block 10, 232
  • Memorial ID 20655

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Deeply devoted to Union, in the days leading up to the Civil War's outbreak, he was the organizer of the 48th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Commissioned Colonel in command of the 48th Illinois, he led his troops in engagements in the Tennessee Campaigns of 1862 and was severely wounded at the Battle of Shiloh. Promoted Brigadier General in November 1862, he was placed in command of the 3rd Division, XVII Corps in the Vicksburg Campaign and was again severely wounded. Due to his injury, he was relieved of duty on March 6, 1863. In his post war career, he was a lawyer, Judge adjutant General of Illinois and was part of the delegation appointed to accompany the body of President Abraham Lincoln back to Illinois, after his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20655
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Isham Nicholas Haynie (18 Nov 1824–21 May 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20655, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .