Hillyer, William Silliman, 1831-1874

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U.S. Provost Marshall General, Department of the Tennessee, 1862-1863; Bvt. Brigadier General; personal friend of Ulysses Grant.

From the description of Papers of William Silliman Hillyer, 1822 (1861-1874) 1931, [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821186

Hillyer was born in Kentucky, educated in Indiana and admitted to the Indiana bar before he was 21. He practiced law and served in the Indiana Legislature. In 1855 he moved to St. Louis, Mo., where he met U. S. Grant. When the U.S. Civil War began he raised a company for the cause. Eventually he was appointed to the general staff of U. S. Grant, where he remained until 1863 when he retired to New York.

From the description of [Letter] 1862 Feb. 14, Hq, 2nd Dist. of Cairo Camp in Field, near Ft. Donelson [to] Col. I. M. Thayer / Wm. S. Hillyer, ADC, by order Brig. Gen. U. S. Grant. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 232639435

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Knoxville (Tenn.)
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Henderson (Ky.)
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Presidents--Election--1868-
Campbell's Station, Battle of, 1863
Presidents--Election--1856
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Iuka, Miss., Battle of, 1862
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
Port Gibson, Battle of, 1863
Holly Springs, Battle of, 1862
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
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Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863
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Birth 1831

Death 1874

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