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 John Blair Smith Todd

John Blair Smith Todd

Birth
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Death 5 Jan 1872 (aged 57)
Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Block 467, Lot 3, Grave 4
Memorial ID 10390 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. US Congressman. After graduating from West Point in 1837, he fought in the Seminole War from 1837 to 1842 and the Mexican War from 1846 to 1848. In 1856 he resigned from the Army and became an Indian trader in the Dakota Territory. With the start of the Civil War he was appointed brigadier general of Volunteers of the Union Army. Shortly thereafter he was elected to the United States Congress and represented the Dakota Territory from 1861 to 1863 and again from 1864 to 1865.

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  • Added: 9 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10390
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Blair Smith Todd (4 Apr 1814–5 Jan 1872), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10390, citing Yankton City Cemetery, Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .