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 Henry Wadsworth Hudson

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Henry Wadsworth Hudson Famous memorial

Birth
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death
21 May 1888 (aged 72)
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Burial
Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Plot
Section 56S plot 49
Memorial ID
7864320 View Source

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 82nd New York Volunteer Infantry (also known as the 2nd New York Militia. He led his unit from the June 1862 Seven Days Battles, through the Antietam Campaign (where it participated in the brutal combat around the Dunker Church) and in the Battle of Fredericksburg. Just prior to the Battle of Chancellorsville he assumed command of his brigade when previous commander Brigadier General Alfred Sully ran afoul of Division Commander General John Gibbon by not suppressing effective a mutiny within the ranks of the 34th New York Infantry. His tenure in brigade command was brief, for a few days later he was found to be intoxicated by his commander and was relieved of duty.

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 82nd New York Volunteer Infantry (also known as the 2nd New York Militia. He led his unit from the June 1862 Seven Days Battles, through the Antietam Campaign (where it participated in the brutal combat around the Dunker Church) and in the Battle of Fredericksburg. Just prior to the Battle of Chancellorsville he assumed command of his brigade when previous commander Brigadier General Alfred Sully ran afoul of Division Commander General John Gibbon by not suppressing effective a mutiny within the ranks of the 34th New York Infantry. His tenure in brigade command was brief, for a few days later he was found to be intoxicated by his commander and was relieved of duty.

Bio by: RPD2


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 12 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7864320
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7864320/henry-wadsworth-hudson: accessed ), memorial page for Henry Wadsworth Hudson (28 Mar 1816–21 May 1888), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7864320, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .