Henry S. Hunter

First Name: Henry
Middle Name(s): S.
Last Name: Hunter
Co. B, 15th Mississippi Infantry
Sergeant (later Corporal)
Residence (County): 
Choctaw County, MS

Henry S. Hunter was the son of Martha Hunter (b. ca. 1804) and sibling of Francis C. Hunter Womack, Baldwyn Whitson (“Whit”) Hunter, and Pinson Calvin (“Pint”) Hunter . He mustered into service at Knoxville with Co. B, 15th Mississippi Infantry on August 18, 1861. He was promoted to corporal in November 1862 and to sergeant in March 1864. The Hunter family resided in and around Choctaw County, Mississippi.

Authored Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
14964 Hunter4 August 26, 1861 Henry S. Hunter Leonidas W. Hunter Knoxville, TN Choctaw County, MS
14981 Hunter12 February 1, 1863 Henry S. Hunter Francis C. Hunter Womack Coffeeville, MS Choctaw County, MS

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