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Stephen A. Hurlbut

Date of Birth:      November 29, 1815
Hometown:         Charleston, SC
Education:           N/A
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  Colonel

Date of Death:     March 27, 1882
Place of Death:    Lima, Peru
Buried At:            Belvidere, IL

Major Battles:        Shiloh, Siege of Corinth

Interesting Fact(s):    After a valiant fight, at Shiloh, and the Siege of Corinth, Hurlbut would take charge of the Department of the Gulf.  While there, he would be accused harassing the "carpet bag" government, of Louisiana.  This nearly led to his arrest, by US General Edward Canby.  Fortunately for Hurlbut, Lincoln let this die down, without arresting Hurlbut.  Later, President Grant would appoint him minister to Columbia.

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