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Benjamin Henry Grierson

(1826—1911)


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(1826–1911) Union army officer, born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. His diversionary sixteen-day raid into Mississippi (April–May 1863) significantly aided Ulysses S. Grant's seizure of Vicksburg (1862–63); it was considered a ...

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