Benjamin Franklin Butler


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(1818–93) Union general, U.S. congressman (1867–75, 1877–79), and governor of Massachusetts (1882–84), born in Deerfield, New Hampshire. Early in the Civil War, Maj. Gen. Butler caused a stir by refusing ...

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