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Solon Borland

Personal data
Date of birthSeptember 21, 1808
Place of birthSuffolk, Virginia
Date of deathJanuary 1, 1864(age 55)
Place of deathHouston, Texas
Resting placeMt. Holly Cemetery
Little Rock, Arkansas
Political partyDemocrat
SpouseHildah Wright
Eliza Buck Hart
Mary Isabel Melbourne
ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer, Publisher, Physician
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Confederate States Army
Rankmajor
Brigadier General
Battles/warsMexican-American War
American Civil War
Assumed officeMarch 30, 1848 - April 11, 1853
Succeeded byRobert Ward Johnson
Preceded byAmbrose Hundley Sevier

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Solon Borland (September 21, 1808 - January 1, 1864) was a newspaperman, soldier, diplomat, Democratic United States Senator from the State of Arkansas and a Confederate officer during the American Civil War.


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