Blanton Duncan facts for kids
Blanton Duncan (July 2, 1827 – April 8, 1902) was an American landholder, printer, political organizer, and Confederate Army officer.
He was an officer in the 1st Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Infantry. A wealthy heir, he equipped a regiment. According to a numismatic site he was relieved of command by soldiers serving under him and sued his daughter over items she inherited from her mother. He had a contract to print Confederate money but later had it revoked. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has a five dollar bill he printed.
After the war he spent some time in Europe. He moved to Texas and then California where he owned a ranch. The Manhattan Beach Historical Society wrote about his property and history in the area.
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