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Joseph Holt
Birth: Jan. 6, 1807
Death: Aug. 1, 1894

Civil War Union Brigadier General, Presidential Cabinet Sectretary. US Postmaster General and Secretary of War in the James Buchanan Administration. Judge Advocate General in the Lincoln Administration with the rank of Brig. Gen. Presided over the trials of the Assassination Conspirators and Capt. Henry Wirz, the commandant of Andersonville Prison. (bio by: Ethan F. Bishop) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Washington Holt (1772 - 1838)
  Eleanor K Stephens Holt (1782 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Holt (1811 - 1846)*
 
 Sibling:
  Joseph Holt (1807 - 1894)
  Thomas Holt (1812 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holt Family Cemetery
Holt
Breckinridge County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 26, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5894187
Joseph Holt
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Joseph Holt
Added by: Steve Dunn
 
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