Brevet Gen of Union Army (USA), Charles Emery Hamlin

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Brevet Gen of Union Army (USA), Charles Emery Hamlin

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Birthplace: Hampden, Penobscot, Maine, United States
Death: May 15, 1911 (73)
Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States
Place of Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Hannibal Hamlin, 15th Vice President of the USA and Sarah Jane Hamlin
Husband of Sarah Purington Hamlin
Father of Edwin Thompson Hamlin; Charles Eugene Hamlin; Addison Hamlin and Cyrus Hamlin
Brother of Brig. General (USA), Cyrus Hamlin; Sarah Jane Batchelder; Edmond Hamlin; George Emery Hamlin; Private and 3 others
Half brother of Hannibal Emery Hamlin and Frank Livermore Hamlin

Occupation: Civil War Hero & Lawyer
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About Brevet Gen of Union Army (USA), Charles Emery Hamlin

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Hamlin_(general)

Charles Hamlin (September 13, 1837 - May 15, 1911) was an American Civil War general. He was also the son of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin and brother to Cyrus Hamlin, another Civil War general.

He began his military career as a major in the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery Regiment and then gained a staff position in the Army of the Potomac. After serving on the staffs of Generals Hiram G. Berry and Albion P. Howe, Hamlin was breveted to brigadier general in 1865. He fought in the Battle of Gettysburg among other engagements.

Along with his sister Sarah, Hamlin was at Ford's Theater on the night of the Lincoln assassination.

A lawyer in civilian life, Hamlin returned to his home in Bangor, Maine after the war and became City Soliciter in 1867. In 1883 and 1885 he served terms in the Maine House of Representatives, becoming its Speaker in his second term. He also served as president of the Eastern Maine General Hospital (now the Eastern Maine Medical Center).

  • Residence: 1860 - Hampden, Penobscot, Maine, United States
  • Residence: 1880 - Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States
  • Residence: 1900 - ED 75 Bangor city Ward 3, Penobscot, Maine, United States
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Brevet Gen of Union Army (USA), Charles Emery Hamlin's Timeline

1837
September 13, 1837
Hampden, Penobscot, Maine, United States
1861
October 11, 1861
Maine, United States
1863
March 30, 1863
Maine, United States
1869
August 18, 1869
Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States
1872
June 6, 1872
Bangor,Penobscot,Maine
1911
May 15, 1911
Age 73
Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States
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Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States