Charles Hamlin

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Birthday
13, 1837
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
May 15, 1911 (73)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
13, 1837
Birthplace
Maine
Death Date
May 15, 1911 (73)

About

American war hero who was a Union Army major at the time of the American Civil War and was awarded the the grade of brevet brigadier general United States Volunteers ranking from 1865.

Before Fame

He started his military career as a major in the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery Regiment.

Trivia

He worked as a lawyer when he wasn't serving in the army.

Family Life

His father was Vice President Hannibal Hamlin and his brother, Cyrus was a Union Army brigadier general.

Associated With

He was nominated by President Andrew Johnson for the award of honorary grade of brevet brigadier general United States Volunteers in 1865.