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Hampton, Wade

Born: 1752 AD
Died: 1835 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Political Leader

1752 – He was born this year in Virginia and received a thorough education; engaged in agricultural pursuits; moved to South Carolina; served in the Revolutionary War as lieutenant colonel of the regiment of light dragoons in General Sumter’s brigade of State troops.

1779 – He served in the state assembly until 1791.

1795 – He was elected as a Republican to the Fourth Congress in March of this year until March of 1797.

1803 – He was unsuccessful candidate for re-election, but was elected to the Eighth Congress.

1809 – He was appointed brigadier general in February of this year.

1813 – He became major general on the 2nd day of March this year.

1812 – He served in the war until 1814, and he resigned this year.

1835 – He died on the 4th day of February this year in Columbia, S.C. His entombment was in Trinity Churchyard, Columbia, S.C.