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Dudley McIver DU BOSE

(1834-1883)

DU BOSE, Dudley McIver, a Representative from Georgia; born in Shelby County, Tenn., October 28, 1834; attended the University of Mississippi at Oxford, and was graduated from the Lebanon (Tenn.) Law School in 1856; was admitted to the bar in 1857 and commenced the practice of law in Memphis, Tenn.; moved to Augusta, Ga., in 1860; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War as colonel of the Fifteenth Regiment, Georgia Volunteer Infantry, and subsequently became brigadier general in the Western Army; moved to Washington, Wilkes County, Ga.; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-second Congress (March 4, 1871-March 3, 1873); resumed the practice of law; died in Washington, Ga., March 2, 1883; interment in Rest Haven Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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