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Isaac J. Wistar

Born: Nov 14, 1827

Death: Sep 18, 1905

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Nationality: United States

Isaac J. Wistar

Date of Birth : Nov 14, 1827
Date of Death : Sep 18, 1905
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Isaac Jones Wistar was an American lawyer, miner, farmer, soldier, and author. He served in the Union Army during the American Civil War, in which he was wounded twice, and was noted for his criticized performance during the 1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign. After the conflict Wistar became a distinguished penologist and a writer.

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