Alexander Travis Hawthorn

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn (January 10, 1825 – May 31, 1899) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.wikipedia
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6th Arkansas Infantry Regiment

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When the 6th Arkansas Infantry Regiment was organized in 1861, Hawthorn was elected first its lieutenant-colonel and then, the following spring, was appointed its colonel.
When Colonel Lyon was killed during a river crossing, they fell under the command of Alexander T. Hawthorn.

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn (January 10, 1825 – May 31, 1899) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.

Confederate States Army

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn (January 10, 1825 – May 31, 1899) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn (January 10, 1825 – May 31, 1899) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.

Western Theater of the American Civil War

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn (January 10, 1825 – May 31, 1899) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.

Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn (January 10, 1825 – May 31, 1899) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn (January 10, 1825 – May 31, 1899) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn (January 10, 1825 – May 31, 1899) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.

Conecuh County, Alabama

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn was born in Conecuh County, Alabama, on January 10, 1825 and was educated at Evergreen Academy and Mercer University.

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Alexander Travis Hawthorn was born in Conecuh County, Alabama, on January 10, 1825 and was educated at Evergreen Academy and Mercer University.

Law

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He then studied law at Yale University for two years, from 1846 to 1847, and relocated to Camden, Arkansas, where he commenced the practice of law.

Yale University

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He then studied law at Yale University for two years, from 1846 to 1847, and relocated to Camden, Arkansas, where he commenced the practice of law.

Camden, Arkansas

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He then studied law at Yale University for two years, from 1846 to 1847, and relocated to Camden, Arkansas, where he commenced the practice of law.

Lieutenant colonel

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When the 6th Arkansas Infantry Regiment was organized in 1861, Hawthorn was elected first its lieutenant-colonel and then, the following spring, was appointed its colonel.

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When the 6th Arkansas Infantry Regiment was organized in 1861, Hawthorn was elected first its lieutenant-colonel and then, the following spring, was appointed its colonel.

Battle of Shiloh

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He was present at Battle of Shiloh and took a gallant part in the assault on Hindman Hill, in 1863, during the attack on Helena.

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He was present at Battle of Shiloh and took a gallant part in the assault on Hindman Hill, in 1863, during the attack on Helena.

Brigade

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In 1864 he led a brigade in Churchill's division, during the joint campaign of U.S. generals Banks and Steele; and was a participant in the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry.

Thomas James Churchill

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In 1864 he led a brigade in Churchill's division, during the joint campaign of U.S. generals Banks and Steele; and was a participant in the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry.

Red River Campaign

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In 1864 he led a brigade in Churchill's division, during the joint campaign of U.S. generals Banks and Steele; and was a participant in the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry.

Battle of Jenkins' Ferry

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In 1864 he led a brigade in Churchill's division, during the joint campaign of U.S. generals Banks and Steele; and was a participant in the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry.