★★★ -Hardy, Washington Morrison

Washington Morrison Hardy:
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Born: February 9, 1835
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Birthplace: Buncombe County North Carolina
Father: Dr. James Freeman Eppes Hardy 1801 – 1882
(Buried: Riverside Cemetery Asheville North Carolina)
Mother: Jane Patton 1804 – 1837
(Buried: Riverside Cemetery Asheville North Carolina)
Wife: Mary Matilda Erwin 1839 – 1874
Married: March 19, 1861 in New Orleans Louisiana
Wife: Rebecca Wilson Carson 1847 – 1882
(Buried: Episcopal Church of the Advent Spartanburg S.C.)
Children:
Emma Tennent Hardy Crawford 1864 – 1925
(Buried: Olivet Presbyterian Church Cemetery McConnells S.C.)
Ann Geddings Hardy Tennent 1866 – 1946
(Buried: Episcopal Church of the Advent Spartanburg S.C.)

Occupation before War:
Attorney in Buncombe County North Carolina
Served in North Carolina State Militia rising to Colonel

Civil War Career:
1861: 1st​ Lt. Company E 1st​ North Carolina Infantry Regt.
1861: Mustered out of Service on November 12, 1861
1862 – 1863: Captain Hardy’s Light Artillery Battery
1863: Major 60th​ North Carolina Infantry Regiment
1863 – 1865: Colonel 60th​ North Carolina Infantry Regiment
1865: Participated in the Battle of Bentonville North Carolina

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1879: Attorney in Asheville North Carolina
1879 – 1880: North Carolina State House Librarian


Died:
March 29, 1880
Place of Death: Spartanburg South Carolina
Age at time of Death: 45 years old
Burial Place: Episcopal Church of the Advent Spartanburg S.C.
 

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