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Cleburne, Patrick Ronayne

Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, detail

An Irish immigrant, Cleburne was a well-respected Confederate general perhaps most notable for his proposal to emancipate slaves who served the southern war effort. He was killed in action in late 1864. Cleburne served in western campaigns with several Dickinsonians, including Flavel Barber and Isaac Sullivan.

Life span: 
03/16/1828 to 11/30/1864


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