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Lieutenant General of the Confederate States of America, A. P. Hill (Ambrose Powell Hill) also served in the Mexican-American and Civil Wars. 1 He was born November 9, 1825 in Culpepper County, Virginia. He attended the U. S. Military Academy at West Point where he ironically roomed with George McClellan, future commander of the Union Army of the Potomac. He married Catherine "Kitty" Morgan (1834-1920), they had two children Frances Russell and Lucy Lee. 2 "On April 2, 1865, while riding along the defensive lines at Petersburg, Hill was shot and killed by a Federal soldier- General Robert E. Lee still considered A.P. Hill to be one of the Confederate armies' finest commanders." 3

Fort A. P. Hill near Bowling Green, Virginia is named in his honor. 4

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