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mcpherson, james birdseye

Union general of the American Civil War about whose death General Ulysses S. Grant is reported to have said, "The country has lost one of its best soldiers, and I have lost my best friend."

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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