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Joseph Holt

  • Birth 6 Jan 1807 Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 1 Aug 1894 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Holt, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 5894187

Civil War Union Brigadier General, Presidential Cabinet Sectretary. US Postmaster General and Secretary of War in the James Buchanan Administration. Judge Advocate General in the Lincoln Administration with the rank of Brig. Gen. Presided over the trials of the Assassination Conspirators and Capt. Henry Wirz, the commandant of Andersonville Prison.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 26 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5894187
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Holt (6 Jan 1807–1 Aug 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5894187, citing Holt Family Cemetery, Holt, Breckinridge County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .