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Speed S. Fry
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Military Personnel
    (September 9, 1817-August 1, 1892)
    Fought in the Mexican War
    Fought in the Civil War
    Was Judge of Mercer County
    At Mills Springs, he shot Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer when the General rode up to him and saluted, having mistaken his unit for fellow Confederates.
    Confederates considered this an act of murder as Zollicoffer was not attacking.
    What kind of name is Speed?
    He arrived late to the Battle of Shiloh.
    General Don Carlos Buell described his performance in battle as 'inefficient.'
    He fought against a state which supported slavery.
    He was an Elder of the Presbyterian Church.
    He was a major force in recruiting Union soldiers.
    He received praise for his efforts at the Battle of Buena Vista in the Mexican War.

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