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HAMILTON, Charles Smith
Born
November 16 1822, WesternvilleNY
Died
April 17 1891, MilwaukeeWI
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1843, garrison duty, Mexican war, resigned 1853, ran a flour mill.
War Service May 1861 Col. of 3rd Wisconsin, May 1861 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, Shenandoah Valley campaign, commanded 3rd Divn/III Corps in Peninsula campaign, Yorktown, relieved by McClellan, commanded a 3rd Divn/Army of the Mississippi at Iuka, Corinth, September 1862 promoted Maj. Gen. of Volunteers, April 1863 resigned.
Post War Career Manufacturer, US marshal.
 
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