Hardin, John J., 1810-1847

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Lawyer, Jacksonville, Illinois; Whig politician; Illinois House of Representatives, 1836-1842; served in Black Hawk War; killed in action, Mexican War.

From the description of Letter: Vandalia, [Ill.], to Daniel Webster, Washington City, D.C., 1839 Jan. 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33195880

From the description of Letter: Jacksonville, [Ill.], to [Joseph?] Heslep, 1840 June 25. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33195867

From the description of Letter : Jacksonville, [Ill.], to Sam[ue]l Whiteside, Belleville, Ill., 1831 Dec. 26. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33195862

From the description of Papers, 1831-1849. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33195947

From the description of Documents, 1829-1847. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 33195818

John J. Hardin, son of Martin Davis Hardin, was a Representative from Illinois born in Frankfort, Ky., January 6, 1810. He pursued classical studies and was graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky. Hardin studied law and was admitted to the bar in Kentucky in 1831, commencing practice in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Ill. He served in the Illinois Militia during the Black Hawk War 1831-1832, was brigadier general in command during the Mormon trouble in Hancock County in 1844 and later attained the rank of major general. Hardin was appointed prosecuting attorney of Morgan County in 1832, was elected to the State house of representatives 1836-1842 and was later elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1843-March 3, 1845). During the Mexican War, Hardin recruited the First Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry, of which he was commissioned colonel. He was killed at the Battle of Buena Vista, Mexico, February 23, 1847 and was buried in City Cemetery (East), Jacksonville, Ill.

From the description of John J. Hardin letter, 1830 July 29. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41512389

A commander of the Illinois state militia.

From the description of Letterbook [microform] 1843-1847, (Typescript). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367555446

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referencedIn Speed, Joshua F. (Joshua Fry), 1814-1882. Incidents in the early life of A. Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. ALS, 1839 Dec. 11 : Springfield, Ill., to Eliza Caldwell Browning, Quincy, Ill. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Hardin, John J., 1810-1847. John J. Hardin letter, 1830 July 29. Kentucky Historical Society, Martin F. Schmidt Research Library
creatorOf Davis, David, 1815-1886. David Davis papers, 1815-1964 (bulk 1815-1886). Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Hardin, John J., 1810-1847. Letter: Jacksonville, [Ill.], to [Joseph?] Heslep, 1840 June 25. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Berdan, James, 1805-1884. Letter : Jacksonville, [Ill.], to Henry E. Dummer, Beardstown, Ill., [1847] April 10. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Chicago Historical Society. Miscellaneous Mormon material. Utah Division of State History, Utah Historical Society
creatorOf Young, Brigham, 1801-1877. Broadsides [microform] (Printed). American Primers
creatorOf United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 1st (1846-1847). Morning report, July 1846-March 1847. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Hardin, John J., 1810-1847. Letter : Jacksonville, [Ill.], to Sam[ue]l Whiteside, Belleville, Ill., 1831 Dec. 26. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Hardin, John J. Civil war letters of John J. Hardin of Livonia, Indiana, a captain in company E, 23rd Indiana infantry, 1861-1864. Allen County Public Library, ACPL
creatorOf Hardin, John J., 1810-1847. Letterbook [microform] 1843-1847, (Typescript). American Primers
creatorOf Hardin, John J., 1810-1847. Letter: Vandalia, [Ill.], to Daniel Webster, Washington City, D.C., 1839 Jan. 22. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Hardin, John J., 1810-1847. Papers, 1831-1849. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Alvord, D.S. From the Chicago Historical Society [microform]. American Primers
creatorOf Hardin, John J., 1810-1847. Hardin family papers, 1733-1943. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Gillespie, Joseph, 1809-1885. Papers, 1835-1861, 1876. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Hardin, John J., 1810-1847. Documents, 1829-1847. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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associatedWith Hardin, M. D. (Martin D.), 1837-1923. person
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Birth 1810-01-06

Death 1847-02-23

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