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Gen Leslie Combs
Birth: Nov. 29, 1793
Clark County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Aug. 22, 1881
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Known as the "boy captain of 1812", Combs was a veteran of the War of 1812, where he distinguished himself for courage and gallantry by delivering a dispatch on foot over a hundred miles of snow covered, perilous terrain. He was commissioned Captain of Scouts in April, 1812, and was later taken prisoner by the Indians and forced to run the gauntlet at Fort Miami. After the war, he became a successful lawyer in Lexington. In 1836, he raised a regiment to aid in the Texas Revolution, and was commissioned a colonel in August. A dedicated Whig, he was elected a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, serving as Speaker from 1846 to 1847. He also served as a trustee of Translyvania University, and state auditor. (bio by: Anonymous) 
Family links: 
  Benjamin Combs (1749 - 1838)
  Sarah Richardson Combs (1750 - 1816)
  Margaret Trotter Combs (1799 - 1844)*
  Mary Elizabeth Brownell Man Combs (1823 - 1857)*
  Franklin Combs (1824 - 1844)*
  Howard Tilford Combs (1835 - 1880)*
  Margaret Combs Leslie Walker (1837 - 1917)*
  Elizabeth Brownell Combs (1850 - 1931)*
  Leslie Combs (1852 - 1940)*
  Samuel Richardson Combs (1780 - 1833)*
  Fielding Combs (1790 - 1873)*
  Leslie Combs (1793 - 1881)
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Lexington Cemetery
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section E, Lot 3
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Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jun 05, 2004
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 Added: Aug. 17, 2017

- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Nov. 29, 2016
Thank you, sir for your service to our country. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Aug. 22, 2016
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