Name - Ezekiel Hawes
Birth Date: 22 Apr 1838
Birth Place: Mississippi
Death Date: 06 Jul 1912
Burial Place: Little River Methodist Church, Horry Co., S.C.
Military Service - C. S. A.
Enlistment Date: 19 Jun 1861 at Camp Howard, Brunswick Co., N.C.
Company and Regiment: Co. G, 20th N.C. Infantry (formerly 10th N.C. Infantry)
Military Unit Details:
Parents: Rebecca Ann and John Hawes
Wife: Mary Ann Frink
Children: Georgia Hawes Lewis, S.P. Hawes, E.T. Hawes Lewis, L.J. Hawes Tedder
Interesting Facts -
Ezekiel Hawes' grandfather, also named Ezekiel, fought on the Continental line in the American Revolution. The younger Zeke fought in the Civil War and was wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. He returned to duty and was wounded again and captured at Chancellorsville, Va. He was paroled and returned to duty prior to April 1864. He was a POW belonging to the Army of Northern Virginia, and surrendered with Gen. Robert E. Lee's army at Appomattox Court House, Va. on April 9, 1865.