Charles Hamilton, Scarlett’s first spouse, is a great-looking, rich, and youthful person. He and Scarlett scarcely knows each other by the time they were preparing for marriage, which does not last long. He succumbs to pneumonia two months after the American Civil War starts. Still, he tales a special place in Scarlett’s life perpetually, both on the grounds that they have a child, Wade, and additionally, since Charles’ sister, Melanie, keeps his memory alive. Had it not been for these reasons, it would have been easy for Scarlett to forget about him.