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date: 22 October 2019

Blair, Francis Preston, Jr.locked

(19 February 1821–09 July 1875)
  • Christopher Phillips

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Blair, Francis Preston, Jr. (19 February 1821–09 July 1875), statesman and Union army officer, was born in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of Francis Preston Blair, the influential editor of the Congressional Globe, and Eliza Violet Gist Blair. He was a brother of Montgomery Blair...

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