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Philip Cornelius Hayes

  • Birth 3 Feb 1833 Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 13 Jul 1916 Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Hillside Section, Lot 26
  • Memorial ID 5995077

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. At the start of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Union Army and was commissioned a Captain in the 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Promoted to Colonel in July 1862, he commanded the 103rd Ohio the entire war and was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war, he was superintendent of schools at Mount Vernon, Ohio and relocated to Morris, Illinois, in 1874. In 1877, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fifth and Forty-sixth Congresses, serving until 1881.

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  • Added: 25 Nov 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5995077
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Philip Cornelius Hayes (3 Feb 1833–13 Jul 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5995077, citing Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet, Will County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .