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James Hutchinson
(1775-1841)
Mary Simpson
(1779-1851)
John Hitch
(1773-1849)
Katherine Hanna
(1783-1851)
Alexander Simpson Hutchinson
(1808-1886)
Isabella Jane Hitch
(1810-1882)
Augustus Simpson Hutchinson
(1837-1912)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ella Ozella (?)

2. Susan Virginia Purdom

Augustus Simpson Hutchinson

  • Born: 09 May 1837, Laurens, Laurens Co., SC 1 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Ella Ozella (?) about 1869
  • Marriage (2): Susan Virginia Purdom about 1883
  • Died: 05 Jan 1912, AR 1
  • Buried: Abt 08 Jan 1912, Nashville Cemetery, Howard Co., AR 1

  

Augustus S. Hutchinson's Civil War service is kept at the National Archives. It states that he enlisted as a Private with Company C of the 19th AR Regiment on Oct 19 1861 in Pike Co. The records show he was captured on Jan 11 1863 and became a POW where he was sent to Camp Chase on Jan 30 1863, then to St. Louis. He is described as 5'-10" tall, 25 years old, blue eyes, dark hair, fair complexion. He was then sent to Ft. Delaware on Apr 10 1863 and on to City Point for exchange Apr 29 1863.

He rejoined the service on May 5 1863 at Camp 8 & 19 in AR and was appointed Lt Col on May 8 1863 by Gen Johnston to take the rank on Aug 13 1863. The muster records then chronicle his service as follows:
- May/Jun 1863: Present
- Jul/Aug 1863: Present
- Oct to Dec 1863: Absent on leave starting Dec 18 1863
- Jan/Feb 1864: Absent, sick leave beginning Feb 5 1864
- Mar/Apr 1864: Present
- Jul/Aug 1864: Absent, wounded on Jul 22 1864, on sick furlough
- Jul 27 1864, Ocmulee Hospital, Macon, GA, indicates "G.S.W", left arm, ball entered 3" or 4" above the joint and passed out the arm near the joint.


Augustus married Ella Ozella (?) about 1869. (Ella Ozella (?) was born on 11 Apr 1849,5 died on 17 Nov 1881 in AR and was buried about 20 Nov 1881 in Ione Cemetery, Pike Co., AR.)


Augustus next married Susan Virginia Purdom about 1883. (Susan Virginia Purdom was born on 11 Nov 1849 in AR,6 died on 07 Oct 1928 in AR and was buried about 10 Oct 1928 in Nashville Cemetery, Howard Co., AR.)


Sources


1 Hutchinson Family Information (from the Internet 4/24/1996).

2 1910 AR Census, Listed as age 73 in Howard Co.

3 1880 AR Census, Listed as age 43 in Howard Co.

4 1900 AR Census, Listed as born in May 1837 in Howard Co.

5 1880 AR Census, Listed as age 30 in Howard Co.

6 1900 AR Census, Listed as born in Nov 1849 in Howard Co.


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