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10 edition of Wade Hampton III found in the catalog.

Wade Hampton III

by Robert K. Ackerman

  • 267 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of South Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • South Carolina,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Military,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Biography,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Generals,
  • Governors,
  • Legislators,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8695452M
    ISBN 101570036675
    ISBN 109781570036675

      Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer by Rod Andrew, Jr. published by University of North Carolina Press () Hardcover $ Paperback $ Kindle $ When I was first studying the Civil War as a young student, Wade Hampton was a respected cavalry commander serving in. Winner of the Douglas Southall Freeman History Award, Gentleman and Soldier is the first biography in more than fifty years of Wade Hampton III (), a Confederate general whose life provides a unique, sweeping insight into the entire history of the Civil War in the South. Hampton was a leading citizen of South Carolina before the war and the highest-ranking cavalry leader on either 3/5(1).

    His son, Wade Hampton III, was a prominent Confederate cavalry general in the American Civil War, and a postbellum Governor of South Carolina. His summer retreat, High Hampton, is on the National Register of Historic Places, as is his mansion in Columbia, South Carolina, the Hampton-Preston House, the ruins of his plantation house Millwoods. Winner of the Douglas Southall Freeman History Award, Gentleman and Soldier is the first biography in more than fifty years of Wade Hampton III (–), a Confederate general whose life provides a unique, sweeping insight into the entire history of the Civil War in the South. Hampton was a leading citizen of South Carolina before the war and the highest-ranking cavalry leader on either 4/5(18).

    In Gentleman and Soldier, prolific Civil War historian Edward G. Longacre focuses on Confederate General Wade Hampton III’s military career but also introduces his and his prominent Southern family’s past.. Hampton was one of the richest men in the South before the Civil War. He and his family owned several plantations and manors in South Carolina and Mississippi, making Hampton wealthy. Wade Hampton family papers, Correspondence, property titles, notes, memorials, and photographs. Includes letters from Hampton to his sister, Mary Fisher Hampton, relating to his Civil War experiences and later letters to his son, Alfred Hampton, concerning Contributor: Hampton, Wade.


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Ackerman covers his subject's ambitious military and political careers and gives us Hampton not as an icon but as a dynamic and flawed human being at the Pages: Wade Hampton was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on Ma He grew up in a wealthy family, receiving private instruction and was known in his youth for being an avid bear hunter, killing as many as 80 bears.

In he graduated from South Carolina College and was trained for the law, although he never practiced. Hampton's father died in and the son inherited a vast fortune. Wade Hampton. AKA Wade Hampton III. Governor of South Carolina, Birthplace: Charleston, SC Location of death: Columbia, SC Cause of death: unspecified Remains: Buried, Tri.

Military service: Confederate Army (cavalry, US Civil War) Confederate cavalry leader, born on the 28th of March at Columbia, South Carolina, the son of Wade Hampton II Born: Wade Hampton, Confederate war hero during the American Civil War who restored Southern white rule to South Carolina following Radical Reconstruction.

Born into an aristocratic plantation family, Hampton graduated from South Carolina College in and studied law. He never practiced, however.

Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Wade Hampton, III (28 Mar –11 Apr ), Find a Grave Memorial no.citing Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Cemetery, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave.

Wade Hampton. - W ade Hampton III was born in Charleston SC on Maon Hasel Street, the eldest son of a wealthy and prominent cotton plantation owner.

Raised in the aristocratic class, Hampton's family was one of the richest in the pre-war South. His privileged childhood years would be spent on the lavish family estates of "Millwood" and "Cashier's Valley.".

His new biography of Hampton, published by Hampton’s alma mater, the University of South Carolina Press, earlier this year, is titled simply Wade Hampton, III. This book has the advantage of having been written by a trained, seasoned academic historian, and it reads well.

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senator. In the s he dominated politics in his native state. Wade Hampton III was descended from a prominent South Carolina family. Born on Main Charleston, he graduated from South Carolina College.

He took up law studies briefly but abandoned.Wade Hampton III was one of the richest plantation owners in the South. He served as a general for the Confederacy during the United States Civil War and was engaged in battles, including Bull Run, Gettysburg, and Bentonville, from the beginning until the very end of the war.

Hampton became the leader of Robert E. Lee’s cavalry forces, and he was sent southward at the end of the war to stop.