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Col Sempronius Hamilton Boyd
Birth: May 28, 1828
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1894
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA

Moved to Missouri in 1840; mayor of Springfield in 1856; during the Civil War raised the 24th Missouri Infantry and served as colonel until his election to Congress; elected as an Unconditional Unionist to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); appointed judge of the court of the fourteenth judicial district in 1865, and member of the Republican National Committee 1864-1868. Major Battles and Operations of the 24th MO Vol. Inf. were: Pea Ridge, AR., March 7,8,1862; Licking, MO.,May 26,1862; Pittman's Ferry, AR., October 27, 1862; Van Buren, MO., December 28,1862; Mill Creek Bridges, MO., April 24, 1863; Reelfoot Lake, TN., August 16,1862; Little Rock, AR., September 10, 1863; Fort DeRussy, LA.,March 14, 1864; Pleasant Hill,LA., April 9, 1864; Jenkin's Ferry, AR., April 30, 1864; Yellow Bayou, LA., May 18, 1864 Lake Chicot, AR, June 6, 1864; Tupelo, MS., July 14, 1864 Mineral Point, MO., September 27, 1864;Franklin, TN., November 30, 1864,and Nashville, TN., December 15,16, 1864. (researched by Tom Denardo) 
 
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 Parents:
  Marcus M Boyd (1803 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Muse McElhany Boyd (1838 - 1904)*
 
 Children:
  Cordelia Margaret BOYD Delaney (1862 - 1928)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sempronius Hamilton Boyd (1828 - 1894)
  Rufus King Boyd (1831 - 1883)*
  Erastus Halloday Boyd (1834 - 1899)*
  Mary Louisa Boyd Kennedy (1847 - 1912)*
  Thomas Henry Boyd (1853 - 1931)*
  John Bell Boyd (1858 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hazelwood Cemetery
Springfield
Greene County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tom Denardo
Record added: Sep 24, 2002
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Col Sempronius Hamilton Boyd
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Col Sempronius Hamilton Boyd
Added by: Tom Denardo
 
Col Sempronius Hamilton Boyd
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