About Stephen G. Hicks
Stephen G. Hicks ( 22 Feb 1809 - 14 Dec 1869 (or 1866) American soldier, born in Jackson County, Georgia, and active during the American Civil War with the 40th Illinois Infantry Regiment. He enlisted on the July 22, 1861, and was honorably discharged on the July 24, 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky. In April 1862, he was wounded at the Battle of Shiloh. Because of this injury, he was deemed unfit for active duty and was instead appointed commander at Fort Anderson, Kentucky and took part in the Battle of Paducah in March 1864.
His application for a pension is recorder [here, http://wilkey-wilkie-book.com/Archives/Attach_Pages/stephen_g__hicks.htm].
A bronze bas relief by Bruce Saville of Hicks can be found at Vicksburg National Military Park.