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James G. Blunt

Union Major General James Blunt(July 21, 1826 – July 27, 1881)

James G. Blunt rose to the rank of Major General during the American Civil War after actively particpating in the formation of the State of Kansas.

Blunt commanded Union forces that fought in the battles of Newtonia (1862), Old Fort Wayne, Prairie Grove, Honey Springs, Little Blue River, Westport, and Newtonia (1864).

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