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  • ID: I19712
  • Name: Basil Wilson Duke C.S.A.
  • Prefix: Brig. Gen.
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 28 MAY 1838 in Scott Co., Kentucky
  • Note: at James K. Duke house 1 2 3
  • Birth: 28 MAY 1838 in Georgetown, Scott Co., Kentucky 4
  • BAR: St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri 5
  • Residence: 1866 Louisville, Jefferson Co., Kentucky 4
  • Residence: 1861 St. Louis, St. Louis Co., Missouri 4
  • PUBD: AFT 1865 "History of Morgan's Cavalry" 5
  • PUBD: "Reminiscences" 5
  • ESTB: 1884 Filson Club Historical Society, one of founders, Louisville
  • Death: 16 SEP 1916 in New York, N.Y. Co., New York
  • Note: visiting 6
  • Burial: Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette Co., Ky.
  • Note: Sec. "C," Hunt-Morgan lot (Lot 27) 7 5
  • Occupation: attorney
  • Education: Centre College in Danville, Ky. 4
  • Education: Transylvania University Law School
  • PPTY: Democrat
  • OFC: 1869-70 Ky. House of Representatives, 1875-80 Commonwealth's Attny.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Military: 7 War Between The States: In Oct 1861 he enlisted in Confederate army as Morgan's 2nd in command, rose to colonel. Wounded at Shiloh & again nr. Elizabethtown on Dec 1862 raid. Held a prisioner of war July 1863 to Aug 1864. Morgaan was killed 4 Sep 1864 & Duke then took command as brevet brig. gen. leading the force that at end of war escorted Pres. Jefferson's retreat from Richmond.
  • Text: p.77
  • Military: 8 War Between the States: Served as adjutant to his brother-in-law, John Hunt Morgan.
  • Text: p.99
  • Military: 5 War Between the States: During most of the war he was bro-in-law John Hunt Morgan's 2nd in command & after the latter death commanded commaned cavalry brigade as commanding general.
  • Text: p.86
  • MILF: Y
  • Change Date: 22 MAR 2009



    Father: Nathan Wilson Duke
    Mother: Mary A. P. Currie b: 17 DEC 1813

    Marriage 1 Henrietta Hunt "Tommy" Morgan b: 2 APR 1840
    • Married: 1861 in "Hopemont," Lexington, Fayette Co., Kentucky 9 10
    Children
    1. Has No Children Basil Wilson Duke Jr. b: 1862
    2. Has No Children Thomas Morgan Duke b: ABT 1863
    3. Has No Children Tommie Duke b: ABT 1864
    4. Has No Children Johnnie "Reb" Duke b: ABT 1865
    5. Has No Children Mary Currie Duke b: 29 JUL 1866
    6. Has Children Calvin Morgan Duke b: 22 JAN 1869
    7. Has No Children Henry Duke b: 16 JAN 1871
    8. Has No Children Julia Blackburn Duke b: 23 APR 1875
    9. Has No Children Frances Key Duke b: 1881

    Sources:
    1. Type: Book
      Title: Louisville, The Encyclopedia of
      Publication: The University Press of Kentucky, publisher
      Repository: Collection of A. G. P., Woodford Co., Ky.
      Text: p.256
    2. Type: Book
      Title: Generals in Gray
      Detail: Lives of Confederate Commanders
      Author: by Ezra J. Warner
      Publication: Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge & London
      Repository: Collection of A. G. P.
      Text: p.76
    3. Type: Book
      Title: Historic Kentucky
      Author: J. Winston Coleman, Jr.
      Publication: Henry Clay Press, Lexington, Nov. 1967
      Detail: some parts courtesy Lexington Herald-Leader
      Repository: Collection, AGP
      Text: p.19
    4. Type: Book
      Title: The Civil War Battles of the Western Theater
      Author: by Bryant S. Bush
      Detail: Technical Advisors, Harrison & Munson
      Publication: Turner Publishing Co., Paducah 1998
      Repository: Library of AGP
    5. Type: Book
      Author: Milward, Burton
      Title: A History of The Lexington Cemetery
      Publication: (possibly pub by the cemetery)
      Repository: Library of AGP (2008)
    6. Type: Book
      Detail: "Louisville, The Encyclopedia of," ibid.
    7. Type: Book
      Title: Generals in Gray
      Detail: Lives of Confederate Commanders
      Author: by Ezra J. Warner
      Publication: Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge & London
      Repository: Collection of A. G. P.
    8. Type: Book
      Title: Kentucky Profiles
      Detail: Biographical Essays in Honor of Holman Hamilton
      Publication: Pub: Ky. Historical Soc., Frankfort, Ky., 1982
      Repository: Collection,, AGP
    9. Type: Book
      Title: Louisville, The Encyclopedia of
      Publication: The University Press of Kentucky, publisher
      Repository: Collection of A. G. P., Woodford Co., Ky.
      Text: p.256-57
    10. Type: Book
      Author: Simpson, Elizabeth M.
      Title: Bluegrass Houses And Their Traditions
      Publication: Transylvania Press, Lexington, Ky. 1932
      Repository: Library of AGP
      Detail: LOST OR STOLEN WHILE ON LOAN/Found!
      Repository: Library of AGP (replacement)
      Text: pp.49, 119
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