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John C. Pemberton

United States Army officer


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

John Clifford Pemberton was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Seminole Wars and with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He resigned his commission to serve as a Confederate Lieutenant-General during the American Civil War. He led the Army of Mississippi from December 1862 to July 1863 and was the commanding officer during the Confederate surrender at the Siege of Vicksburg.

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United States Military Academy

Federal service academy in West Point, New York, United States