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Edward M. Yerger
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Died||April 22, 1875
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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