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Gen. John Pemberton
Good job Nate,
We have a winner!Good job Nate, General John Pemberton, CSA.PJM
Could this possibly be Harley Johnstone, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnstone? Harley was supposedly the first person to successfully put a motor on a bicycle.
Just for those who may be unaware, Pemberton was in charge of defending Vicksburg during the Civil War. After a terrible siege, the city fell on July 4, 1863. Even though it's America's Independence Day, the day was not celebrated in Vicksburg from the Civil War until World War II.
Good job ENM.I knew him, but didn't have to worry about my 1 hour cone of silence. Our electricity was out for over an hour and just came on now.
And don't forget he was the one who invented Coca Cola
Actually, RTD, that was a separate John Pemberton, although both were Confederates.
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