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  Clinch, Duncan L.
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AffiliationWhig  
  1836-01-01  
 
NameDuncan L. Clinch
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, Georgia , United States
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Born April 06, 1787
DiedNovember 27, 1849 (62 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRob Ritchie
Jan 29, 2018 11:20am
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InfoCLINCH, Duncan Lamont, a Representative from Georgia; born at “Ard-Lamont,” Edgecombe County, N.C., April 6, 1787; entered the United States Army as first lieutenant of the Third Infantry July 1, 1808; promoted to captain December 31, 1810; appointed lieutenant colonel of the Forty-Third Regiment, United States Infantry, August 4, 1813; appointed colonel of the Eighth Regiment, United States Infantry, April 20, 1819; attained the rank of brigadier general April 20, 1829; commanded at the Battle of Ouithlacoochee against the Seminole Indians December 31, 1835; resigned September 21, 1836, and settled on a plantation near St. Marys, Ga.; elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John Millen and served from February 15, 1844, to March 3, 1845; died in Macon, Ga., November 27, 1849; interment in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.


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