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Gen Benjamin Huger Rutledge Jr.

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Gen Benjamin Huger Rutledge Jr.

Birth
Stateburg, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Death
30 Apr 1893 (aged 63)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID
29682930 View Source

Huger was a Yale graduate and practiced law in Charleston. He was a representative to the secession convention and one of the signer of South Carolina's Ordinance of Secession which occurred on Dec 20, 1860. He served as Captain of the 4th SC Cavalry and concluded the war as a Colonel. Gov. Wade Hampton appointed Rutledge Major General of the State volunteer troops.

Huger was a Yale graduate and practiced law in Charleston. He was a representative to the secession convention and one of the signer of South Carolina's Ordinance of Secession which occurred on Dec 20, 1860. He served as Captain of the 4th SC Cavalry and concluded the war as a Colonel. Gov. Wade Hampton appointed Rutledge Major General of the State volunteer troops.


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