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Joseph Roswell Hawley
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Born: October 31, 1826

Birthplace: Stewartsville, North Carolina

Father: Rev. Francis Hawley 1802 – 1884
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut)​

Mother: Mary McLeod 1800 – 1869
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut)​

1st Wife: Harriet Ward Foote 1831 – 1886
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut)​

2nd Wife: Edith Ann Hornor 1851 – 1925
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut)​

Children:

Edith Josephine Roswell Hawley 1890 – 1970​
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut)​

Education:

1847: Graduated from Hamilton College​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Hartford, Connecticut​
1857 – 1867: Editor of Hartford Evening Press Newspaper​

Civil War Career:

1861: Helped recruit 1st Connecticut Infantry Regiment​
1861: Captain in 1st Connecticut Infantry, 3-month regiment​
1861: Served in the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia​
1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 7th Connecticut Infantry Regiment​
1861: Served in the Battle of Port Royal, South Carolina​
1862: Served in the Siege of Fort Pulaski, Georgia​
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 7th Connecticut Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Battle of Secessionville, South Carolina​
1862: Served in the Second Battle of Pocotaligo, South Carolina​
1863: Served in the Expedition to Florida led by Brannan​
1863: Union Army Post Commander at Fernandina, Florida​
1863: Served in unsuccessful expedition to capture Charleston, South Carolina​
1863: Brigade Commander on Morris Island during Siege of Charleston​
1863: Served in the attacks on Fort Wagner, South Carolina​
1863: Procured enough breech-loading rifles to outfit his regiment​
1864: Brigade Commander at Battle of Olustee, Florida
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1864: Division Commander during Siege of Petersburg, Virginia​
1864 – 1866: Brigadier General of Union Army, Volunteers​
1864: Brigade Commander in New York City to safeguard election​
1865: Division Commander during attacks on Fort Fisher, North Carolina​
1865: Chief of Staff to Alfred Terry in North Carolina​
1865: Union Army Commander in Southeastern North Carolina​
1865: Chief of Staff for Union Army, Department of Virginia​
1865: Brevetted Major General for his role in the War​
1866: Mustered out of the Union Army on January 15th

Occupation after War:

1857 – 1867: Editor of Hartford Evening Press Newspaper​
1866 – 1867: Governor of Connecticut​
1867 – 1905: Owner of Hartford Courant Newspaper
1868: Permanent Chairman of Republican Party National Convention​
1872: Connecticut Delegate to Republican Party National Convention​
1873 – 1876: President of United States Centennial Commission​
1876: Connecticut Delegate to Republican Party National Convention​
1880: Connecticut Delegate to Republican Party National Convention​
1881 – 1905: United States Senator from Connecticut​
1881 – 1887: Senate Chairman of Committee on Civil Service​
1887 – 1893: Senate Chairman of Committee on Military Affairs​
1895 – 1905: Senate Chairman of Committee on Military Affairs​
1905: Brigadier General United States Army on retired list​

Died: March 17, 1905

Place of Death: Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Chronic gastritis and exhaustion

Age at time of Death: 78 years old

Burial Place: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut
 
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When he was transferred from South Carolina to Florida he became part of the 10th Corps , Department of the South. After Olustee his 10th Corps was transferred to Virginia and became part of the army of the James.Here he led a brigade and sometimes a division at Bermuda Hundred and in the fighting around Richmond and Petersburg.
 

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Joseph Roswell Hawley:
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Born: October 31, 1826View attachment 379766
Birthplace: Stewartsville North Carolina
Father: Rev. Francis Hawley 1802 – 1884
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery Hartford Connecticut)
Mother: Mary McLeod 1800 – 1869
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery Hartford Connecticut)
1st​ Wife: Harriet Ward Foote 1831 – 1886
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery Hartford Connecticut)
2nd​ Wife: Edith Ann Hornor 1851 – 1925
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery Hartford Connecticut)
Children:
Edith Josephine Roswell Hawley 1890 – 1970
(Buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery Hartford Connecticut)

Education:
1847: Graduated from Hamilton College

Occupation before War:
Attorney in Hartford Connecticut
1857 – 1867: Editor of Hartford Evening Press Newspaper

Civil War Career:
1861: Helped recruit 1st​ Connecticut Infantry Regiment
1861: Captain in 1st​ Connecticut Infantry 3-month regiment
1861: Served in the First Battle of Bull Run Virginia
1861 – 1862: Lt. Colonel of 7th​ Connecticut Infantry Regiment
1861: Served in the Battle of Port Royal in South Carolina
1862: Served in the Siege of Fort Pulaski Georgia
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 7th​ Connecticut Infantry Regiment
1862: Served in the Battle of Secessionville South Carolina
1862: Served in the Second Battle of Pocotaligo South Carolina
1863: Served in the Expedition to Florida led by Brannan
1863: Union Army Post Commander at Fernandina Florida
1863: Served in Unsuccessful expedition to capture Charleston S.C.
1863: Brigade Commander on Morris Island during Siege of Charleston
1863: Served in the attacks on Fort Wagner in South Carolina
1863: Procured enough breech – loading rifles to outfit his regiment
1864: Brigade Commander at Battle of Olustee FloridaView attachment 379767
1864: Division Commander during Siege of Petersburg Virginia
1864 – 1866: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers
1864: Brigade Commander in New York City to safeguard election
1865: Division Commander during attacks on Fort Fisher N.C.
1865: Chief of Staff to Alfred Terry in North Carolina
1865: Union Army Commander in Southeastern North Carolina
1865: Chief of Staff for Union Army Department of Virginia
1865: Brevetted Major General for his role in the War
1866: Mustered out of the Union Army on January 15th​

Occupation after War:
1857 – 1867: Editor of Hartford Evening Press Newspaper
1866 – 1867: Governor of Connecticut
1867 – 1905: Owner of Hartford Courant Newspaper
1868: Permanent Chairman of Republican Party National Convention
1872: Connecticut Delegate to Republican Party National Convention
1873 – 1876: President of United States Centennial Commission
1876: Connecticut Delegate to Republican Party National Convention
1880: Connecticut Delegate to Republican Party National Convention
1881 – 1905: United States Senator from Connecticut
1881 – 1887: Senate Chairman of Committee on Civil Service
1887 – 1893: Senate Chairman of Committee on Military Affairs
1895 – 1905: Senate Chairman of Committee on Military Affairs
1905: Brigadier General United States Army on retired list


Died:
March 17, 1905
Place of Death: Washington D.C.
Cause of Death: chronic gastritis and exhaustion
Age at time of Death: 78 years old
Burial Place: Cedar Hill Cemetery Hartford Connecticut
His 7th Connecticut was paired with the 7th New Hampshire, and the two regiments became known as the "77th New England Brigade".
 

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