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Gen John Milton Claypool

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Gen John Milton Claypool

  • Birth 23 Jul 1846 Nicholas County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 11 Jun 1945 St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Pagedale, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 51864918

John Milton Claypool was the son of George Washington Claypool and Malinda (Collins) Claypool. During the War Between the States, he was a Lieutenant in Company E, 47th Regiment Tennessee Infantry, C.S.A., and was wounded three times. After the war, he was a minister of the gospel. He was elected Commander-in-Chief of the United Confederate Veterans (U.C.V.), for which he received the rank of General, in 1937-38, and was also elected to the same position in 1941-42. He was the last Confederate veteran to die in St. Louis.


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  • Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
  • Added: 1 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51864918
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen John Milton Claypool (23 Jul 1846–11 Jun 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51864918, citing Laurel Hill Memorial Gardens, Pagedale, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Leon Edmund Basile (contributor 46949851) .