Hugh E. Weathersby, Lieutenant, Co. K, 33rd Mississippi, Confederate

1835(abt)

  • Hugh Eugene Weathersby was born in Amite County, Mississippi to Solomon and Martha Julia Bennett Weathersby.

1843

  • December: Hugh’s father, Solomon Weathersby, dies.

1850

  • October 10:  The United States Federal Census taken in Amite County, Mississippi shows 15 year old Hugh living with his mother, siblings and step father, Frank Love. Frank was a prosperous farmer who owned numerous slaves.

1854

  • August 2:  The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana.

1855 

  • December 11:  Semi-Weekly Mississipian, Jackson, Mississippi.
  • Hugh is listed as being elected as a delegate for the Democratic Convention in Jackson, Mississippi. His step-father, Franklin Love, is also a delegate.

1856

  • Hugh Eugene Weathersby is listed as a student in the “Department of Law” at University of Mississippi.

1860 

  • June 18: The United States Federal Census taken in Holmesville, Pike County, Mississippi shows Hugh, a lawyer, living with another lawyer by the name of T.R. Stockdale.

1862 

  • March 10:  Hugh enlisted in the Confederate Army in Amite County, Mississippi.
  • March 10 – August 31:  Company Muster Roll.  Not stated. Remarks “ Private appointed 2 Sgt 3 Apl. Elected Jr 2 Lt.”
  • November & December:  Company Muster Roll. Present.

1863 

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • May & June:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • November & December:  Company Muster Roll. Present.

1864

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “Detailed on Genl. Court Martial by order Gen Loring.”
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Detailed on G. Court Martial.”
  • November 30: killed in action at the Battle of Franklin.