John Parker Hawkins
[[Image:150px|center|200px|border]]Brig. Gen. John Parker Hawkins
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Born: September 29, 1830(1830-09-29)
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Died: February 7, 1914 (aged 83)
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Allegiance: United States of America
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Branch: United States Army
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Rank: Brigadier General
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Commands: Commissary General
Battles: American Civil War
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Relations: Louisa Hawkins Canby (sister)
Edward Canby (brother-in-law)
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John Parker Hawkins (September 29, 1830 – February 7, 1914) was a United States Brigadier General.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Hawkins was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of John Hawkins and Elizabeth (née Waller); his elder sister was Louisa Hawkins Canby (who married Maj. Gen. Edward Canby).

Hawkins commanded a division of U.S. Colored Troops late in the war. He distinguished himself in the assault at the Battle of Fort Blakely, April 9, 1865, which resulted in the capture of Mobile, Alabama.

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Additional source listed by alleylaw.net:

  • The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume V H Hawkins, Micajah Thomas page 146

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