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Edward M. Yerger
Born 1828 (1828)
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Died April 22, 1875(1875-04-22) (aged 46–47)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Allegiance  Confederate States of America
Battles/wars American Civil War
Alma mater Oakland College

Edward M. Yerger (1828 – April 22, 1875) was an American newspaper editor and military officer. After a career in the newspaper industry, Yerger was arrested for the stabbing death of the provisional mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, and was the defendant in Ex parte Yerger, a case tried before the Supreme Court of the United States.

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