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 Martin Davis Hardin

Martin Davis Hardin

Birth
Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Dec 1923 (aged 86)
Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA
Burial Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA
Plot A, 427
Memorial ID 5888419 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Pennsylvania Reserves and was promoted Colonel in command of the 12th Pennsylvania Regiment in July 1862. He led the 12th Pennsylvania in actions from the Peninsula to Falmouth and was wounded at Antietam. At the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1863, he commanded his regiment and an artillery battery at Little Round Top. For his service at Gettysburg, he was promoted Brigadier General in October 1863, in command of Fort De Russy. His last service action was as a commander of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division of the V Corps at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Louisiana, in June 1864.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5888419
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martin Davis Hardin (26 Jun 1837–12 Dec 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5888419, citing Saint Augustine National Cemetery, Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .