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Benjamin Bunn
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Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (Confederate States, 1861-5)
Date of Birth: 1844
Date of Death: 1907
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Lawyer
Spouse: Harriet Philips
Children: Nine
Military Branch: Confederate Army
(American Civil War)
Political Party: Democratic Party
Political Office(s): Mayor of Rocky Mount
United States Representative from North Carolina
Turtledove Appearances:
"The Last Reunion"
Set in OTL
Type of Appearance: Direct
Benjamin Hickman Bunn (October 19, 1844 – August 25, 1907) was an officer in the 47th North Carolina Regiment of the Confederate States Army in the American Civil War. After the war he practiced law in the newly incorporated town of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Bunn was elected Rocky Mount's first mayor in 1867. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1875 and to the Democratic National Convention in 1880. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1883-1885, United States House of Representatives 1889–1895, and as postmaster of Rocky Mount 1895-1897.

Benjamin Bunn in "The Last Reunion"Edit

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The youthful Lt. Bunn.

Lt. Benjamin Bunn encountered John Houston Thorpe shortly after the latter's first participation in a post-mortem battle reenactment. Thorpe, Bunn, and George Westray played chess in their tent in the morning until it was time for roll call.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Departures, p. 172.
Political offices
(OTL)
Preceded by
John Nichols
U.S. Representative from North Carolina's 4th district
1889-1895
Succeeded by
William F. Strowd

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