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August Kautz - Requested Clemency for Mary Surratt

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August V. Kautz was born in Germany and immigrated to the United States with his parents.  He grew up in Ohio and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1852.

A member of the Military Commission trying the Lincoln conspiracy defendants, he signed a Clemency Request for Mary Surratt.


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Photo of General Kautz, by Mathew Brady, online courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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