"Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands..." Hebrews 1:10
, Indiana, is named for General Pleasant Adam Hackleman, soldier, lawyer, jurist, and state legislator. He was born November 15, 1814, in Franklin county, Indiana.
In 1837 he was elected judge of the probate court of Rush county, which office he held until 1841, when he was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives.
He was made a brigadier-general in 1862, and took an active part in the battle of Corinth, where he was killed on the second day. He died Oct. 4, 1862, near Corinth, Mississippi.
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