Daniel Harvey Hill

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Birthday
12, 1821
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Sep 24, 1889 (68)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1821
Birthplace
South Carolina
Death Date
Sep 24, 1889 (68)

About

Remembered for his bravery in the Mexican-American War and for his service during the American Civil War as a Confederate Army General, Hill spent the latter years of his life as a mathematics professor at Virginia's Washington and Lee University and as the President of the University of Arkansas.

Before Fame

He attended the United States Military Academy in the late 1830s and early 1840s and subsequently joined the United States Artillery.

Trivia

He was the founding editor of an influential North Carolina publication titled The Land We Love.

Family Life

His marriage to Isabella Morrison resulted in nine children, including a son, Joseph Morrison, who served during the early 1900s as the Arkansas Supreme Court's Chief Justice.

Associated With

He was both a friend and brother-in-law (through his wife's sister's marriage) to Confederate General Thomas Stonewall Jackson.