Huger, Francis

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Huger, Francis

HUGER, FRANCIS. (1751–1811). Militia officer. South Carolina. Youngest of the Huger brothers, he became captain in the Second South Carolina Continentals when this unit was organized under Colonel William Moultrie on 17 June 1775. He served under Moultrie in the famous defense of Charleston on 28 June 1776. In 1777 he was named lieutenant colonel and quartermaster general of the Southern Department. He resigned in 1778.

SEE ALSO Huger, Benjamin; Huger, Daniel; Huger, Isaac; Huger, John.


Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army. Rev. ed. Washington: Rare Book Shop Pub. Co., 1924.