CS Con -Hale, Stephen Fowler - C.S. Delegate, AL

Stephen Fowler Hale:
Born: January 31, 1816

Birthplace: Crittenden County Kentucky
Father: William Hale 1784 – 1857
Mother: Sarah Elizabeth Manahan 1784 – 1857
Wife: Mary Eleanor Kirksey 1822 – 1875

Mary Hale Vaughan 1847 – 1928
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery Mobile Alabama)
Cicero F. Hale 1850 – 1856
(Buried: Mesopotamia Cemetery Eutaw Alabama)
Foster Kirksey Hale 1855 – 1937
(Buried: Spring Hill Graveyard Mobile Alabama)
Eleanor Hale Cockrell 1858 – 1890
(Buried: Myrtlewood Cemetery Livingston Alabama)

Political Party: Democratic Party


Graduated from Cumberland University
Graduated from Transylvania University Law School

Occupation before War:
School Teacher in Greene County Alabama
Attorney in Eutaw Alabama
Alabama State Representative
Served in Mexican – American War as Lt. of 1st​ Alabama Infantry.
1853: Unsuccessful Candidate for United States Congressman.
Alabama State Representative
1859: Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Freemasons of Alabama

Civil War Career:
1861: Alabama Secession Commissioner to the State of Kentucky
1861 – 1862: Alabama Delegate to Confederate Provisional Congress
1861 – 1862: Believed in establishing a strong and solvent government
1861 – 1862: Supporter of Constitution to go in effect for elections.
1861–1862: Supporter of Investing Congress with authority of appeals
1861 – 1862: Supporter of Congress to place an expose tax on forests.
1861 – 1862: Supporter of an expose tax on Products such as Cotton.
1861 – 1862: Attempted to withhold govt. with enlistment powers.
1862: Choose not to seek reelection to the Confederate Congress.
1862: Lt. Colonel of 11th​ Alabama Infantry Regiment
1862: Transferred temporarily to the 9th​ Alabama Infantry Regiment
1862: Commander of 11th​ Alabama Infantry at Battle of Gaines Mill
1862: Wounded in battle on June 27th ​at first his wound was not thought to be serious.

July 18, 1862
Place of Death: Richmond Virginia
Age at time of Death: 46 years old
Burial Place: Mesopotamia Cemetery Eutaw Alabama