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.

Discharge Date:

Rank: Private

Company and Regiment: Co. G, 20th N.C. Infantry (formerly 10th N.C. Infantry)

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Family -

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.