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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
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Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison

(August 20, 1833 - March 13, 1901)
Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the United States (1889ľ1893). Harrison, a grandson of President William Henry Harrison, was born in North Bend, Ohio, and moved to Indianapolis, Indiana at age 21, eventually becoming a prominent politician there. During the American Civil War, he served the Union as a Brigadier General in the XX Corps of the Army of the Cumberland. After the war he unsuccessfully ran for the governorship of Indiana, and was later appointed to the U.S. Senate from that state.

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