{⋆★⋆} BG Young, William Hugh

William Hugh Young

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Born:
January 1, 1838

Birthplace: Boonville, Missouri

Father: Colonel Hugh Franklin Young 1808 – 1888
(Buried: Confederate Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas)​

Mother: Frances Hampton Gibson 1816 – 1842

Wife: Frances Michie Kemper 1843 – 1911
(Buried: Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Maryland)​

Children:

Arthur Young 1863 -​
Dr. Hugh Hampton Young 1870 – 1945​
(Buried: Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Maryland)​

Education:

1859 – 1861: Attended McKenzie College​
1861: Graduated from University of Virginia​
Occupation before War:

Student of Military Tactics​

Civil War Career:

1861: Aide to Governor Edward Clark​
1861 – 1862: Captain in 9th Texas Infantry Regiment​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee​
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 9th Texas Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Siege of Corinth, Mississippi​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky​
1862: Wounded during the Battle of Stone's River​
1863: Wounded during the Battle of Jackson, Mississippi​
1863: Wounded in chest during Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia​
1864: Wounded in the jaw during Battle of Kennesaw Mountain​
1864: Temporary Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1864: Wounded in left foot during Battle of Allatoona, Georgia​
1864: Captured at Allatoona, Georgia​
1864 – 1865: Imprisoned at Johnson's Island in Sandusky, Ohio​
1865: Paroled by the Union Army at Johnson’s Island on July 24th

Occupation after War:
Attorney and Real Estate Agent in San Antonio, Texas​
Editor of San Antonio Express Newspaper​

Died:
November 28, 1901

Place of Death: San Antonio, Texas

Cause of Death: Pulmonary Congestion, Cardiac degeneration

Age at time of Death:
63 years old

Burial Place: Confederate Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas

Grave Location: Section 3 – Lot 25
 
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