Morton C. Hunter

Quill platform ID: p11279.

"February 5, 1825 -- October 25th, 1896) Morton Craig Hunter was a(n) lawyer, public servant, soldier, general, operated a quarry, and American politician. Hunter studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was a member of the State house of representatives (1858), served in the Union Army (August 27, 1862), commanded the First Brigade 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps, was a brigadier general of Volunteers, and was honorably discharged (June 24, 1865). Morton was elected as a Republican to the 40th, 43rd, 44th, and 45th Congresses (March 4, 1867, - March 3, 1869 & March 4, 1873 - March 3, 1879) [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at]"

Member of Indiana Delegation—United States Fifteenth Amendment.

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