John Alexander McClernand
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Who is John Alexander McClernand?
John Alexander McClernand was an American lawyer and politician, and a Union general in the American Civil War. He was a classic case of the politician-in-uniform coming into conflict with career Army officers, graduates of the United States Military Academy. He was a prominent Democratic politician in Illinois and a representative in the U.S. Congress before the war and then served as a subordinate commander under Ulysses S. Grant in the Western Theater, fighting in the battles of Belmont, Fort Donelson, and Shiloh in 1861–62.
- also known as Макклернанд, Джон
- born on (203 years ago) in Breckinridge County
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Politician, lawyer, military officer
- parent of Edward John McClernand
- died on (115 years ago) in Springfield
- buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery
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The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker
Major General John Alexander McClernand: Politician in Uniform. Kent, OH: Kent State ...
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