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Horace Neide

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Horace Neide (December 21, 1837 - 1915) was a brevet Brigadier General and public school official in the U.S.[1] He served during the American Civil War and was imprisoned after being captured. He became a school superintendent and assistant commissioner in South Carolina.[2]

He was born in Pennsylvania.[3] In 1862 he was held in Libby Prison[3] in Richmond, Virginia. He continued to serve in the Army for many years after the war.[3]

Neide served as the Superintendent of South Carolina Schools for the Freedmen's Bureau[4] and South Carolina Superintendent of Education.[5] He and his wife had one daughter.[6]

A letter to him from Martha Schofield and his reply about funding for a school survive.[7]

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  1. "Brig. Gen. Horace Neide. (Published 1915)". The New York Times. December 4, 1915.
  2. "Records of the Field Offices for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872". National Museum of African American History and Culture.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Clipped From Delaware County Daily Times". Delaware County Daily Times. December 7, 1915. p. 1 – via
  4. Abbott, Martin (1956). "The Freedmen's Bureau and Negro Schooling in South Carolina". The South Carolina Historical Magazine. 57 (2): 65–81. JSTOR 27566050 – via JSTOR.
  5. Lands, United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned; Alvord, John Watson (July 8, 1868). Semi-annual Report on Schools for Freedmen: Numbers 1-10, January 1866-July 1870. AMS Press. ISBN 9780404607616 – via Google Books. Search this book on
  6. "Biographical Record of the Class of Fifty-eight, Yale College". 1897.
  7. "- Search Results".

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