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 Henry Louis Routt

Henry Louis Routt

Birth
Woodford County, Kentucky, USA
Death 23 Feb 1881 (aged 56)
Clay County, Missouri, USA
Burial Liberty, Clay County, Missouri, USA
Plot Fairview, Block 36, Lot 5, Space 3
Memorial ID 12001 · View Source
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Colonel and lawyer. He was arrested for treason and found guilty in a military trial -- sentenced to hang. Friends on both the Confederate and union sides interceded and President Lincoln issued a pardon, one of the earliest of wartime acts of mercy.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 31 Aug 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12001
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Louis Routt (22 Apr 1824–23 Feb 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12001, citing Fairview Cemetery, Liberty, Clay County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .