Hamilton McPhaul family portrait in Mt. Pleasant.

Hamilton McPhaul family portrait in Mt. Pleasant.


Image Number

  • BBC0017

Year

  • ca 1890

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General Note

  • "Hamilton McPhaul served in the Confederate Army, enlisting on April 19, 1862 at Chattahoochee, Florida as a private in Company 'A' - 6th Florida Regiment. At the battle of Bentonville, North Carolina, on March 19, 1865, he was struck by a mini ball on his right leg, which was later amputated above the knee. He taught in the first public schools in Gadsden County after the war, and was Justice of the Peace in 1878. He gave his occupation on the 1880 census as 'getting lumber for the railroad,' and as a farmer and post office worker' in 1885; he was the officials enumerator of the 1885 census of Gadsden County."
  • Accompanying note: "The family of Hamilton McPhaul and his second wife Melissa Sanders Creswell McPhaul."
  • "Pictured left to right: Mamie Duncan McPhaul [later Dykes] (1878-[1948], daughter by first wife, Adaline Johns), Hamilton McPhaul [1837-1896], Thomas Ralph McPhaul (1882-1949), Stella McPhaul [later Holman and then Cooper] (1884-1964), Horace Hamilton McPhaul (1886-1938), Willie Frances Creswell [later Bevis] (1876-1899, daughter by Melissa's first husband William Stanley Creswell), and Melissa Sanders Creswell McPhaul (1850-1909)."

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Hamilton McPhaul family portrait in Mt. Pleasant.
Hamilton McPhaul family portrait in Mt. Pleasant.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Hamilton McPhaul family portrait in Mt. Pleasant. ca 1890. Black & white digital image, . State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/263375>, accessed 16 November 2018.

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Hamilton McPhaul family portrait in Mt. Pleasant. ca 1890. Black & white digital image. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 16 Nov. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/263375>.

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