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Edward McKeever Hudson
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
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Edward McKeever Hudson of Connecticut
Appointed from Connecticut, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1845 (22)
Breveted Second Lieutenant, 3rd United States Artillery, 1 July 1849
Second Lieutenant, 4th United States Artillery, 12 September 1850
First Lieutenant, 30 April 1855
Captain, 14th United States Infantry, 14 May 1861
Lieutenant Colonel and Aide-de-Camp, 28 September 1861
Honorably mustered out as Aide-de-Camp, 31 March 1863
Major, 15th United States Infantry, 4 November 1865
Unassigned 15 March 1869
Retired December 1870
Breveted Major, 1 August 1864 for gallant service in the Battle of the Wilderness and during the campaign before Richmond, Virginia, and Lieutenant Colonel, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious service during the war.
Died 20 July 1892

 Colonel Hudson was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Emily, who died on 13 October 1878, is buried with him.

DATE OF DEATH: 07/20/1893
Posted: 17 July 2003  Updated: 23 July 2005
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EM Hudson Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

EM Hudson Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photos By M. R. Patterson, July 2003