Historical Rosters Database
James Brown HamiltonRoster ID 425
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1851|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Brown Hamilton, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- June 16, 1830, in Summersville, Nicholas Co., WVa. Father- Thomas B. Hamilton; Mother- Elizabeth S. Brown. Grandparents: unknown. Married- Matilda I. Wood; 1st child- Alexander Hamilton; 2nd- William Hamilton; 3rd- Elizabeth Hamilton. Career: Worked as a Civil Engineer for the U. S. Government; arrested in 1863 in NC while mapmaking. Died- Sept. 28, 1864, in military prison, Salisbury, NC.|