Lieutenant Hugh E. Weathersby, Co. K, 33rd Mississippi Infantry, CSA

1835 (abt)

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


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


  • October 10:  The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Amite County, MS showeds 15 year old Hugh living with his mother, siblings and step father, Frank Love. Frank was a prosperous farmer who owned numerous slaves.


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


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


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


  • June 18: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Holmesville, Pike County, MS showed Hugh, a lawyer, living with another lawyer by the name of T.R. Stockdale.


  • March 10:  Hugh enlisted in the C.S. Army in Amite County, MS.
  • 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.


  • March to December:  Company Muster Rolls. Present.


  • 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: Hugh was in action at the Battle of Franklin.