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Claiborne Fox Jackson

(April 4, 1806 - December 6, 1862)

Missouri Governor Claiborne Fox JacksonClaiborne Fox Jackson was Missouri's 15th Governor and was a leader of the pro-slavery supporters that tried to get Missouri to secede from the Union and join the Confederate States of America. He was the only civilian to lead forces into battle during the American Civil War.

 

 



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