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David Hunter

Born: Jul 21, 1802

Death: Feb 2, 1886

Birthplace: Troy

Nationality: United States

David Hunter

Date of Birth : Jul 21, 1802
Date of Death : Feb 2, 1886
Birth Place : Troy

David Hunter was a Union general during the American Civil War. He achieved fame by his unauthorized 1862 order emancipating slaves in three Southern states and as the president of the military commission trying the conspirators involved with the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.

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