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BG Joseph Kennedy Hudson
Birth: May 4, 1840
Carrollton
Carroll County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 5, 1907
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

United States Army Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he enlisted as a Private in Company E, of the 3rd Kansas Regiment. He participated in the various battles through the campaigns in Missouri and was commissioned First Lieutenant in 1862. In December, 1863, he was commissioned Major of the 62nd US Colored Infantry. He commanded the 62nd in engagments through Mississippi to Texas, until the end of the war. After the war he engaged in farming, editor of the Topeka Capital and was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1871. In May, 1898, President McKinley commissioned him Brigadier General of volunteers, assigned to the 4th Army Corps. During the Spanish-American War, he was in command of the 2nd Brigade of the 4th Army at Tampa, Florida and was mustered out in November, 1898. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Mary Worrall Smith Hudson (1840 - 1930)*
 
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Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Mar 14, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6260609
BG Joseph Kennedy Hudson
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BG Joseph Kennedy Hudson
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
BG Joseph Kennedy Hudson
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
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Thank you, General for your many years of service to our country. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 4, 2016

- karl anglin
 Added: Apr. 7, 2015

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Dec. 11, 2012
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