A Dictionary of American History

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Author: Thomas L. Purvis  | Date: 1995

Smith, Green Clay

Smith, Green Clay (b. Richmond, Ky., 4 July 1832; d. Washington, D.C., 28 February 1895) He rose from colonel of the Fourth Kentucky Cavalry to US major general in the Civil War, during which he was wounded and cited for gallantry. He was Ky. Republican congressman (1863–5), Mont. governor (1866–9), and then became a Baptist minister. As Prohibition party nominee for president in 1876, he won 1 percent of the vote.

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Chicago: Thomas L. Purvis, "Smith, Green Clay," A Dictionary of American History in A Dictionary of American History (Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell Reference, 1995), Original Sources, accessed January 27, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48GM8T4Y5ZVKMYI.

MLA: Purvis, Thomas L. "Smith, Green Clay." A Dictionary of American History, in A Dictionary of American History, Cambridge, Mass., Blackwell Reference, 1995, Original Sources. 27 Jan. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48GM8T4Y5ZVKMYI.

Harvard: Purvis, TL, 'Smith, Green Clay' in A Dictionary of American History. cited in 1995, A Dictionary of American History, Blackwell Reference, Cambridge, Mass.. Original Sources, retrieved 27 January 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48GM8T4Y5ZVKMYI.