Thomas Clement Fletcher

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Thomas Clement Fletcher

Herculaneum, Jefferson County, Missouri, USA
Death 25 Mar 1899 (aged 72)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 161, Lot 2772
Memorial ID 18511 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Missouri Governor. In his profession as a lawyer, he was involved in the formation of the Republican Party and attended the 1860 Republican National Convention. His first military assignment came in 1862 as Colonel and commander of the 31st Missouri Volunteer Infantry, leading the regiment throughout the Vicksburg campaign. Two years later he became Colonel of the 47th Missouri Volunteer Infantry. After he was elected Governor of the state of Missouri, he resigned his commission. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant services at Pilot Knob, Mo.", and served as Governor of Missouri from 1865 to 1869.

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  • Added: 20 Nov 2000
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