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army officer , governor of South Carolina

Johnson Hagood, American army officer, governor of South Carolina.


Hagood, Johnson was born on February 21, 1829 in Barnwell County, South Carolina, United States. Son of James O. and Indina (Allen) Hagood.


Graduate The Citadel, Charleston, South Carolina., 1847.


Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1850. Master in equitp Barnwell County, 1851-1861. Deputy adjutant general South Carolina.

Militia, circa 1850; served as colonel 1st Regiment of South Carolina. under General Beauregard in capture of Fort Sumter, 1861. Commissioned brigadier general Confederate Army, 1862, serving in defense of coast and siege of Morris Island. Commander 1st brigade General R.F. Hokes div.

Anderson’s Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, 1864, served in battles of Walthall Junction, Swift Creek, Drewry’s Bluff, Cold Harbor, the Burmuda Hundred. Served under Beauregard in defense of Petersburg, 1864. 1st president South Carolina.

Agricultural and Mech. Society, 1869; vice president South Carolina. Democratic Convention, 1876.

Comptroller-general South Carolina., 1876-1880. Governor South Carolina., 1880-1882. Chairman South Carolina.

Board of Agriculture, twice. Chairman of the Board visitors The Citadel, 14 years.


Married Eloise Butler, November 21, 1856.

James O. Hagood

Indina (Allen) Hagood

Eloise Butler