Morton Craig Hunter

MORTON CRAIG HUNTER: soldier, b. in Versailles, Indiana, 5 February 1825. Was graduated at the Law Department of the Indiana University in 1849, and elected a member of the Legislature of that state in 1858. Was Colonel of the 82nd Regiment of Indiana infantry in the Civil War. He commanded a brigade till the end of the war taking part in Sherman’s March to the Sea. He was brevetted Brigadier General of volunteers, 3 March 1865, and was afterward elected to Congress 4 March 1867 till 3 March 1869, and again from 1 December 1873 till 4 March 1879.

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