Morton C. Hunter
Born in Versailles, Hunter graduated from Indiana University School of Law in 1849. He practiced law in Bloomington until 1858, when he became the Monroe County representative in the State House. He built and lived in the Hunter House, on land he bought from his father-in-law.
In 1862, as war brewed, he organized the 82nd Indiana Infantry. His bravery and tactical ability at the Battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge won him the command of a brigade, and he marched to the sea with General Sherman.
Hunter is buried in Rose Hill Cemetery.
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