Blair, Frank P., Jr. (Francis Preston), 1821-1875

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Birth 1821-02-19
Death 1875-07-08
Americans

Biographical notes:

Frank P. Blair was a general in the Union Army during the Civil War.

From the guide to the Frank P. Blair Letter, ., 6 June 1865, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

St. Louis, Missouri, lawyer; private, Mexican War; attorney general, New Mexico Territory; Missouri state representative, 1852-1856, 1870; Missouri congressman, 1857-1864; colonel, Union army, Civil War; Missouri senator, 1871-1873.

From the description of Letter: to Gov[ernor William] Dennison, [1860 June?] (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27246100

From the description of Letter: Washington City, to Major General [Henry] Halleck, 1862 Jan. 3. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27246093

From the description of Letter: St. Louis, [Mo.], to R[obert] L[eroy] Delaney, Marshall, Ill., 1850 Jan 25. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27246088

Francis P. Blair, a Union soldier and statesman, originally from Lexington, Ky., was a close associate of Andrew Jackson and a confidant of Lincoln.

From the description of Francis Preston Blair letter, 1866 July 15. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 244566433

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  • Presidents--Election--1856
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