Col. John Middleton Huger, CSA

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John Middleton Huger

Birthplace: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Death: Died in New York, New York, New York, United States
Place of Burial: Mobile, Mobile, Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Senator Daniel Elliot Huger and Isabella Johannes Huger
Husband of Elizabeth Allen Deas
Father of Margaret Deas Huger; Daniel Elliot Huger; James Sutherland Deas Huger; Isabella Middleton Warley; William Elliot Huger and 5 others
Brother of Daniel Elliott Huger, Jr.; Sabina Elliott Lowndes; Joseph Alston Huger; Sarah Elliot Wilkinson; Mary Manigault and 4 others

Managed by: Kendall G. Bryan, Jr.
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About Col. John Middleton Huger, CSA

John Middleton Huger was the son of Judge Daniel Elliott Huger and wife Isabella Middleton. He was born in 1808 in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from University of South Carolina and joined the family plantation business.

At the outbreak of the second Seminole War in 1835, he enlisted in the Army. He was appointed Adjutant General with the rank of Major, under General Moore in the brigade of North Alabama troops. He distinguished himself by many acts of bravery in that war. After the Seminole war he returned to his sugar plantation. He entered the service of the Confederate Army as Colonel under General Bragg, during the Civil War.

After the war he retired from active business and went to New Orleans with his family, where he lived until 1885. He had large plantations on Red River and on the island of Cote Blanche, in the Gulf of Mexico. In about 1885, John Middleton Huger moved to New York, and lived on Fifth Avenue for the rest of his live. His wife Elizabeth died in 1890. He died of old age in 1894. His remains were sent to Mobile for burial in the family vault.

Children of John Middleton Huger and wife Elizabeth Allen Deas:

  • Margaret Deas Huger, who never married and lived with her parents
  • Daniel Elliott Huger (1836 - 1904), married Harriet Brevard Withers. Served in Confederate Army
  • Charles Lowndes Huger (1844 - 1897), married Ruth Dargan.
  • Emma Middleton Huger Frost (1850 - 1922), who married William Branford Frost
  • William Huger, who became president of the New Orleans Stock Exchange
  • Isabella Middleton Huger, who married Alexander Warley of Mobile, Alabama
  • James Sutherland Huger, who died before his father.

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Col. John Middleton Huger, CSA's Timeline

November 12, 1808
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States
April 12, 1832
Age 23
February 28, 1833
Age 24
November 30, 1834
Age 26
April 24, 1837
Age 28
February 22, 1839
Age 30
April 16, 1841
Age 32
April 27, 1844
Age 35
Age 39
July 31, 1850
Age 41