Colonel James Blood

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For the jazz/blues guitarist see James Blood Ulmer James Harvey Blood (29 Dec 1833-29 Dec 1885) was a former Commander of the 6th Missouri Infantry in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was promoted from Lt. Colonel to Colonel, and he was elected city auditor of St. Louis. He was the second husband of Victoria Woodhull, the 19th-century suffragist and activist who was the first woman to run as a candidate for President of the United States. He married three times, to Mary Ann Clapp Harrington, Victoria Claflin Woodhull (c. 1865-1876), and Isabell Morrill Fogg. He died in Akanten, Gold Coast, Africa, while on a gold mining expedition, where he had struck gold.  ( Wikipedia article )


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