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Civil War Soldiers - Haynie
|Haynie, Isham N., brigadier-general,
U.S. Army, was born in Dover, Tenn., Nov. 18, 1824. He removed to
Illinois when a boy, studied law there and was admitted to the bar in
1846, and served throughout the Mexican war as 1st lieutenant of the
6th Ill. volunteers, resuming the practice of his profession in 1849.
He was a member of the legislature in 1850, was graduated at the
Kentucky law school in 1852, was appointed judge of the court of
common pleas at Cairo, Ill., in 1856, and in 1860 canvassed the state
as a Douglas elector. In 1861 he raised and organized the 48th Ill.
infantry, of which he was commissioned colonel, Nov. 10, 1861, and
which he commanded in the battles of Fort Henry, Fort Donelson,
Shiloh, where he was severely wounded, and Corinth. He was an
unsuccessful war candidate for Congress in 1862, and on Nov. 29 of
that year was commissioned brigadier-general of volunteers, his
commission expiring March 4, 1863. He resumed the practice of his
profession in 1864 and subsequently became adjutant-general of
Illinois. Gen. Haynie died in Springfield, Ill., May 22, 1868.
Source: The Union Army: A History of Military Affairs in the Loyal
States 1861-1865, Volume 8 Biographical, 1908