Benjamin Huger (general)

Benjamin Huger (general)

Benjamin Huger (November 22, 1805 – December 7, 1877) was a career United States Army ordnance officer who fought with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He also served as a Confederate general officer during the American Civil War, noted for his controversial performances while in charge of Norfolk, Virginia, and during the 1862 Peninsula Campaign. Relieved of field duty, he would spend most of the remainder of the conflict in staff positions in the Trans-Mississippi Department, where he performed well. After the war Huger took up farming in North Carolina and later in Virginia.

Read more about Benjamin Huger (general):  Early Life and U.S. Army Career, American Civil War Service, Postbellum

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... After the war, Hugerwas a farmer in North Carolina and then in Fauquier County, Virginia, finally returning in poor health to his home in Charleston, South Carolina ... Hugerserved as its vice president from 1852 to 1867 ...

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