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Benjamin S. Hedrick (1827-1886)

Benjamin S. Hedrick

Benjamin S. Hedrick (1827-1886) was a professor at the University of North Carolina from 1853 until he was fired for his unpopular political views in 1856. Portrait is a 1907 copy of a daguerreotype made in 1857; from the Benjamin Sherwood Hedrick Papers (#325), Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library.