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  Historic Personalities: D. H. Hill
Daniel Harvey Hill, called "Harvey" by his friends, who according to historian Shelby Foote had seen "about as much combat as any general on either side" in the Civil War, had died the previous afternoon of stomach cancer, and his corpse was being transported to its final resting place.
Daniel Harvey Hill was an ardent admirer of John C. Calhoun, the legendary South Carolinian who had advanced the proposition that each individual state retained the power to nullify any Federal law it deemed to be unconstitutional.
Daniel Harvey Hill was born in the York District of South Carolina on July 12, 1821.
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 Daniel Harvey Hill (1821-1889)
Daniel Harvey Hill is usually referred to as D. Hill in historical writing, in part to distinguish him from A. Hill, who served with him in the Army of Northern Virginia.
Hill was born in York district, South Carolina, in 1821.
Hill's division saw fierce action in the infamous "sunken road" at Antietam, and he rallied a few detached men from different brigades to hold the line at the critical moment.
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Not surprisingly, Daniel Harvey Hill admired John C. Calhoun, the South Carolina statesman, U.S. Senator, and former Vice President who had advanced in the 1830s the proposition that each individual state retained the power to nullify any Federal law it deemed to be unconstitutional.
Professors, especially D. Hill, subjected students to exacting regulations, including unannounced inspections of dormitory rooms to make sure that students were studying, informing parents when their children were "too frequently absent from College duties," and reading each Monday in Chapel a "list of the delinquencies and offenses" that had occurred the previous week.
Clearly, the principal components of Daniel Harvey Hill’s persona had attained their final form by the time he was 41 years old at the outbreak of the Civil War.
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 General D.H. Hill Papers
These are the papers of Confederate General Daniel Harvey Hill (1860-1888, about 800 items).
Daniel Harvey Hill (1821-1889), soldier and educator, was born in York District, S. C., the son of Solomon and Nancy (Cabeen) Hill.
Following the war, Hill settled in Charlotte where he pursued the "vindication of the truth of Southern history".
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 Daniel Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Daniel Harvey Hill was born in South Carolina in 1821.
Hill resigned from the army in 1849 and obtained work teaching mathematics at Washington College in Lexington, Virginia.
Appointed as a major general in July, 1862, Hill was given the task of negotiating the exchange of prisoners with General John A. Dix of the Union Army.
www.futura-dtp.dk /SLAG/Personer/NavneH/HillDaniel.htm   (241 words)

  
 General Daniel Hill
General Hill was promoted to Major-General on March 26, 1862 an served under General Joseph Johnston at the Battle of Yorktown, Williamsburg, and Seven Pines.
Hill would fight at the Battle of Chickamauga, and was given the deserved credit of defeating Union General William Rosecrans.
General Hill would never hold another command throughout the war, and saw brief action at the Battle of Petersburg in 1864 and in 1865 in the Battle of Bentonville.
www.sonofthesouth.net /leefoundation/general-daniel-hill.htm   (340 words)

  
 Generals in Gray: D. H. Hill
Afterwards, Hill was sharply critical of the Malvern Hill debacle, calling the Confederate artillery “farcical” and the botched attack “not war—it was murder.” Later that year he performed splendidly at Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, and Fredericksburg.
Hill was a superb fighter with a brilliant mind and a razor-sharp tongue.
Hill served at Fortress Monroe from 1848 until the end of February 1849, when he resigned from the army to become a professor of mathematics at Washington College in Virginia.
www.vw.vccs.edu /vwhansd/HIS269/Generals/Hill_DH.html   (473 words)

  
 Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
In 1889 Hill became a professor of English and bookkeeping at North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, one of the first six faculty members.
In 1908 Hill was elected president of the college, the first "insider" to hold the position, and he served until 1916.
Hill died in 1924 at Blowing Rock, North Carolina.
www.lib.ncsu.edu /exhibits/chancellors/hill.html   (145 words)

  
 Blake & Fleshman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Daniel Harvey Craun was born on 10 Jan 1818.
Daniel Harvey Craun was born on 6 Aug 1845.
Daniel Crickenberger was born on 23 Mar 1823.
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 Daniel Harvey Hill - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Hill, Daniel Harvey 1821-89, Confederate general in the American Civil War, b.
Harvey hopes to make amends at Mat Classic: After disappointing exit last year, Capital wrestler aims for state medal.
Loch, stock and two smoking barrels; Hettie Harvey revisits her childhood haunt of Argyll, and finds that Highland life is even more fun as a grownup.
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 Daniel Harvey Hill and his Contribution to the Battle of Chickamauga - Storming Media
Hill's early life and performance in the Army of Northern Virginia are evaluated for character development.
Hill's failure to act promptly at McLemore's Cove was a result of his distrust in Confederate cavalry and Bragg's situational awareness.
Hill was not informed of the attack until well after daylight.
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 Guide to the Daniel Harvey Hill (1859 - 1924) Papers, 1883-1955
Daniel Harvey Hill (1859-1924) was an educator, college president, writer, and historian.
Daniel Harvey Hill, the second son of Confederate general Daniel Harvey Hill and Isabella Morrison, was born at Davidson, North Carolina, on 1859 January 15.
Hill also served as chairman of the state council of defense during World War I. Following his retirement, Hill remained in Raleigh until poor health compelled him to relocate to the western mountains of the state.
www.lib.ncsu.edu /findingaids/mc00022   (1192 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Daniel Harvey Hill (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Daniel Harvey Hill 1821–89, Confederate general in the American Civil War, b.
At the beginning of the Civil War, Hill commanded the 1st North Carolina Regiment and soon became Confederate major general.
In 1863, Hill commanded the Dist. of North Carolina, defended Richmond when Robert E. Lee was conducting the Gettysburg campaign, and fought under Braxton Bragg at Chickamauga in the Chattanooga campaign.
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 D.H. Hill Library
D.H. Hill Library was still in need of expansion, so an eleven-story bookstack tower was built and dedicated on October 3, 1972 in conjunction with the celebration of the 83rd anniversary of the University.
The library honors Daniel Harvey Hill (1859-1924), the son of a lieutenant general in the Civil War.
Hill was vice-president of NC State from 1905 to 1908, and succeeded President Winston in office in 1908.
www.ncsu.edu /facilities/buildings/dhhill.html   (403 words)

  
 Daniel Harvey Hill: His Own Worst Enemy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Neither of the Hill's said very much at that meeting until Harvey suggesting that the Confederate attack might better be directed to the enemy's left, rather than right, flank- as was being proposed by Lee.
Administrative ability was obviously not Harvey's long suite, and apparently Davis realized it, because Harvey soon found himself at the head of his old division again, hurrying to join Lee and Jackson at Manassas (although they did not arrive in time to take part in the fighting).
Hill may not have been entirely to blame for the dispute, however, in that he should have been in a far better position to assess his needs than Lee who (as some recent critics have pointed out) had a tendency to wish to short-change other area commanders in favor of the ANV.
www.civilwarweb.com /articles/06-99/dhhill.htm   (2344 words)

  
 Elliott
Lieutenant-General Daniel Harvey Hill was born at Hill's Iron Works, South Carolina, July 12, 1821, of Scotch-Irish lineage.
General Hill was graduated at West Point in 1842, in the class with Longstreet, A. Stewart, G. Smith, R. Anderson and Van Dorn, and his first service was on the Maine frontier.
When his State legislature voted swords to the three bravest survivors of the war, one was awarded to Hill, He served at Fortress Monroe in 1848, and on February 28, 1849, resigned from the army to accept the professorship of mathematics at Washington college, Virginia.
www.civilwarhistory.com /_010500/danielharveyhill.htm   (710 words)

  
 Ambrose Powell Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
A.P., or Powell Hill, as he was often called (to distinguish him from fellow general Daniel Harvey Hill), was a 35 year old West Point trained career officer in the U.S. Army at the outbreak of the war.
But it was later that summer, when Hill's division teamed up with Gen. Stonewall Jackson's command, that they earned their reputation for fast marches and hard, dependable fighting.
Upon Jackson's death at Chancellorsville and the army's subsequent reorganization, Hill was promoted to lieutenant general and given command of the new III Corps.
www.us-civilwar.com /hill.htm   (336 words)

  
 Daniel Harvey Hill Biography
Criticism of his army commander, Braxton Bragg, to Jefferson Davis cost South Carolinian West Pointer (1842) Daniel H. Hill his corps command and his promotion to lieutenant general in the Confederate army.
Posted to the artillery, he had won two brevets in the Mexican War before resigning as a first lieutenant in the 4th Artillery in 1849.
Hill was relieved of corps command and Davis refused to submit his nomination as lieutenant general to the Senate.
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Daniel Harvey Hill was the youngest of eleven children, born in York District, South Carolina on July 12, 1821.Desiring to have a career in the military at an early age, he entered West Point at seventeen, graduating in 1842, twenty-eighth in a class of fifty-six.
As Hill was a major general, it certainly was not in his best interest to criticize full generals; those that outranked him, at least not publicly.
Hills' criticism of Lee came about when Hill blamed Lee for the Confederate defeat at Malvern Hill, and Hill's refusal to admit any responsibility for the loss of Special Order No. 191, known as Le's lost order, that contained the Lee's Antietam battle plan, that led to a quarrel between Hill and Lee.
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 General Daniel Harvey Hill
Seeing as this course was not in the schedule, he managed to graduate 28th in a class of fifty-six in the class of 1842.
Many of the written communications by General Hill are amusing to say the least, but one letter survives as probably the most vituperative letters written during the course of the war.
It was written by Hill in response to a letter from Union General John Foster (West Point Class of 1846).
www.texas-scv.org /histdocs_hill.php   (819 words)

  
 A Fighter from Way Back: the Mexican War Diary of Lt. Daniel Harvey Hill, 4th Artillery USA.(Book Review) - HighBeam ...
Thus it is that erstwhile Confederate Daniel Harvey Hill's patchy Mexican War diary has been edited and printed.
While Hill's war diary is not uninteresting or insignificant, one must question the motives of its release.
A Fighter From Way Back: The Mexican War Diary of Lt. Daniel Harvey Hill, 4th Artillery USA is a good peek into the living conditions of a soldier from a different historical period, but it cannot stand alone as a work on the Mexican War.
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 MilitaryHistoryOnline.com - Battle of Malvern Hill
As Hill was about to express his resentment over the joke to Old Pete, Lee interrupted to announce that he would go on to utilize Major General Jackson, Magruder, and Huger's soldiers to make the final push on McClellan.
The hill had been so packed with Federal Artillery that he was forced to squeeze his pieces into position.
The sounds protruding through the darkness however, led Harvey Hill to believe that the Federals were already on the retreat, and that another attack would be fruitless, electing not to.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /civilwar/misc/malvernhill.aspx   (6417 words)

  
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Hill was certain that his opposition to the Yankees was equivalent to his grandfathers' exploits against the British.
Hill was thoroughly familiar with Davidson, because his father-in-law, Robert Hall Morrison, had been the college's first president.
Hill's locally famous paternal grandfather, William Hill, is buried in the Cemetery at Bethel Presbyterian Church.
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 Summary Description of the D. H. Hill Diary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Daniel Harvey Hill (1821-1889) was a U.S. army officer (later Confederate general) who participated in all the major battles of the Mexican War.
Entries concern Hill's experiences and observations, including comments on military operations, decisions of the government, behavior of American volunteers and Mexican troops, conditions of army life, Mexico and its people, attitudes of Mexican civilans toward American troops, experiences living with a Mexican family, and detailed descriptions of churches, religious services, and the countryside.
SEE ALSO: Daniel Harvey Hill papers (#2035) in the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
www.lib.unc.edu /mss/inv/h/Hill,D.H.(Diary).html   (168 words)

  
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Hill was certain that his opposition to the Yankees was equivalent to his grandfathers' exploits against the British.
Hill was thoroughly familiar with Davidson, because his father-in-law, Robert Hall Morrison, had been the college's first president.
Hill believed that human beings were by nature wretched and sinful creatures.
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 Daniel Harvey Hill
Daniel Harvey Hill replaces William Hardee in command of the Second Corps of the Army of Tennessee
William Hardee, D. Hill and A. Stewart combine to attack Slocum's wing on the federal advance.
Daniel Harvey Hill's first command came when Joe Johnston split P.
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 Daniel Harvey Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
He was educated at the United States Military Academy at West Point, at which he graduated in 1842, in same class with Generals Newton, Rosecrans, Rains, Whiting, Longstreet and others, and was commissioned a Lieutenant of Artillery.
The aforegoing sketch is nearly verbatim the sketch prepared by Colonel James G. Burr, and published in the "New South," edited and published at Wilmington by Edward A. Oldham.
Hill served in the Mexican War before resigning in 1849 to teach mathematics at Washington College and then in 1854 at Davidson College.
www.dean.usma.edu /math/people/rickey/dms/01138-Hill.htm   (352 words)

  
 GENERAL DANIEL HARVEY HILL - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/12/1867
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" Confederate General Hill was at Antietam and Chickamauga and was with Johnston when he surrendered in 1865.
Folds, shaded and lightly soiled at some folds touching some words of text but not signature.
www.galleryofhistory.com /archive/9_2002/civil_war/GENERAL_DANIEL_HARVEY_HILL.htm   (201 words)

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