Charles Devens facts for kids
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|35th United States Attorney General|
March 12, 1877 – March 4, 1881
|President||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Preceded by||Alphonso Taft|
|Succeeded by||Wayne MacVeagh|
April 4, 1820|
Charlestown, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||January 7, 1891
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Political party||Whig (Before 1860)
|Education||Harvard University (BA, LLB)|
|Allegiance|| United States
|Branch/service|| United States Army
• Union Army
|Years of service||1861–1866|
|Rank|| Brigadier General
Brevet Major General
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Charles Devens Jr. (April 4, 1820 – January 7, 1891) was an American lawyer, jurist and statesman. He also served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
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General Charles Devens (center) and other officers in Richmond, Virginia, April, 1865.
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