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Marshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872

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Personal name headingMarshall, Humphrey, 1812-1872
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Variant(s)Marshall, H. (Humphrey), 1812-1872
Associated countryUnited States
LocatedWest Point (N.Y.) Louisville (Ky.)
Birth date1812-01-13
Death date1872-03-28
Place of birthFrankfort (Ky.)
Place of deathLouisville (Ky.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
United States Military Academy
Whig Party (U.S.)
University of Kentucky
Confederate States of America. Army
Profession or occupationConfederate States of America. Army Officers Attorneys Diplomats Legislators
Found inNUCMC data from Filson Club for Todd family. Papers, 1786-1967 (Humphrey Marshall, 1812-1872; grandson of Humphrey Marshall, 1760-1841)
Remarks of Hon. H. Marshall, of Kentucky, on the report of the Conference Committee on the Kansas question, 1858
Concise DAB (Marshall, Humphrey; b. 1812, Frankfort, Ky.; d. 1872, Louisville, Ky.; soldier, lawyer, diplomat, congressman)
Kentucky encyclopedia, ©1992: page 610 (Humphrey Marshall, politician and Confederate general, grandson of Humphrey Marshall (1760-1841). Born January 13, 1812. Graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1832, resigned his commission for a career in law and Whig politics. Served as colonel of the 1st Kentucky Cavalry in the Mexican War, then served as minister to China 1852-1854. Served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives March 4, 1855-March 3, 1859. Accepted a commission as a brigadier general in the Confederate Army effective October 30, 1861 and was assigned to eastern Kentucky. Resigned his commission on June 17, 1863. Returned to Louisville in 1866 where he practiced law until his death on March 28, 1872.)
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