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date: 13 November 2019

Humphreys, Benjamin Grubblocked

(26 August 1808–20 December 1882)
  • William C. Harris

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Humphreys, Benjamin Grubb (26 August 1808–20 December 1882), Confederate general and Mississippi governor, was born in Claiborne County, Mississippi Territory, the son of a planter, George Wilson Humphreys, and Sarah Smith. He entered West Point in 1825 in the same class with Robert E. Lee...

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