Hobson, Edward Henry, 1825-1901

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Hobson was a General in the Union Army from Kentucky and serving in Kentucky during the Civil War.

From the description of Hobson, Edward Henry, 1825-1901 1862 August 13 Proclamation. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49223941

A native of Greensburg (Ky.), was a merchant and later president of the branch of the Bank of Kentucky. He served as an officer in the 13th Kentucky Volunteers in the Union Army during the Civil War.

From the description of Letter, 12 March 1891. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49242818

Kentucky native and brigadier-general in the Union Army during the Civil War, Hobson is most famous for his pursuit of John Hunt Morgan through Ohio in 1863.

From the description of Letter, 31 May 1887. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49242843

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A native of Greensburg, Ky., Hobson went into business with his father, William, an owner of steamers and a merchant. He joined the army and served as a lieutenant during the war with Mexico from 1846-1847. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Union Army. He became a Brigadier General whose most famous exploit was the pursuit of General John Hunt Morgan nearly 900 miles through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio during Morgan's 1863 raid. While he did not receive the surrender of Morgan and his command, Hobson captured five guns and 575 men. After the war, Hobson continued his business interests in lumber,real estate, and merchandise,and was named Collector of Internal Revenue of the Fourth District by President Ulysses S. Grant. He was active in various veterans' organizations, including the Mexican War veterans and the Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic.

From the description of Edward Henry Hobson papers, 1857-1899. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13521319

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A native of Greensburg, Ky., Hobson went into business with his father, William, an owner of steamers and a merchant. He joined the army and served as a lieutenant during the war with Mexico from 1846-1847. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Union Army. He became a Brigadier General whose most famous exploit was the pursuit of General John Hunt Morgan nearly 900 miles through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio during Morgan's 1863 raid. While he did not receive the surrender of Morgan and his command, Hobson captured five guns and 575 men. After the war, Hobson continued his business interests in lumber, real estate, and merchandise, and was named Collector of Internal Revenue of the Fourth District by President Ulysses S. Grant. He was active in various veterans'organizations, including the Mexican War veterans and the Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic.

From the description of Edward Henry Hobson letterbook and miscellany, 1863-1913, 1863-1868 (bulk dates) [microform]. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13535928

General.

A native of Greensburg, Ky., Hobson went into business with his father, William, an owner of steamers and a merchant. He joined the army and served as a lieutenant during the war with Mexico from 1846-1847. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he joined the Union Army. He became a Brigadier General whose most famous exploit was the pursuit of General John Hunt Morgan nearly 900 miles through Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio during Morgan's 1863 raid. While he did not receive the surrender of Morgan and his command, Hobson captured five guns and 575 men. After the war, Hobson continued his business interests in lumber, real estate, and merchandise, and was named Collector of Internal Revenue of the Fourth District by President Ulysses S. Grant. He was active in various veterans' organizations, including the Mexican War veterans and the Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic.

From the description of Edward Henry Hobson papers, 1787-1899. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13536079

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associatedWith Allen, Theodore F., 1842-1919. person
associatedWith Barrel, John. person
associatedWith Boyle, Jeremiah Tilford, 1818-1871. person
associatedWith Boyle, John. person
associatedWith Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881. person
associatedWith Deatherage, L. P. person
associatedWith Forbes, Edwin, 1839-1895. person
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. person
associatedWith Hobson, A. G. person
associatedWith Hobson family. family
associatedWith Hobson, John A. person
associatedWith Hobson, William. person
associatedWith Hobson, William, 1788-1853. person
associatedWith Johnson, Adam Rankin, 1834- person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Lockwood, Philip Case, 1844-1897 person
associatedWith Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company. corporateBody
associatedWith McKinley, William, 1843-1901. person
associatedWith Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864. person
associatedWith Patterson, James K. (James Kennedy), 1833-1922. person
associatedWith Scott, Charles, 1739-1813. person
associatedWith Speed, Thos. (Thomas), 1841-1906. person
associatedWith Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850. person
associatedWith Turrell, Oscar. person
associatedWith United States. Army corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Kentucky Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Kentucky Infantry Regiment, 2nd. corporateBody
associatedWith Veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic. Department of Kentucky. corporateBody
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Kentucky
United States
Kentucky
Greensburg (Ky.)
United States
Virginia
United States
United States
United States
Greensburg (Ky.)
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Mexican War, 1846-1848
Slave records
Morgan's Ohio Raid, 1863
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Birth 1825-07-11

Death 1901-09-14

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