John McNeil

John McNeil

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John McNeil (February 14, 1813 - June 8, 1891) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was most noted for his role in the Palmyra Massacre and other acts of alleged brutality.McNeil was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, to parents descended from Tories who had fled the American Revolution. He received a common school education, and then learned the hatter's trade in Boston, Massachusetts. He engaged unsuccessfully in the business first in New York City and subsequently for twenty years in St. Louis, Missouri. He prospered there, though he lost his fortune to Southern repudiation as the war began. He was a member of the Missouri legislature, 1844-45, and president of the Pacific Insurance Company, 1855-61.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135898760
  • 9786135898767