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BG Joseph Kennedy Hudson
Birth: May 4, 1840
Carroll County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 5, 1907
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) 
Family links: 
  John F Hudson (____ - 1877)
  Rebecca Rothacker Hudson (____ - 1865)
  Mary Worrall Smith Hudson (1840 - 1930)*
  William T. Hudson (____ - 1870)**
  Joseph Kennedy Hudson (1840 - 1907)
  Benjamin Franklin Hudson (1850 - 1928)*
  Alonzo Burge Hudson (1852 - 1904)**
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Topeka Cemetery
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
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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
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TO ALL WHO PASS THIS WAY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: that even though BG Joseph Kennedy Hudson has passed away, now, he continues to watch over and protect the U.S.A. as a: "Member Of The Knight Shift"...Hoorah!!! R.I.P. USCT Trooper Hudson.
- USCT Cemetery Mgr.
 Added: Apr. 6, 2017
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
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