Captain Marshall T. Polk, Jr. (CSA)

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Marshall Tate Polk, Jr.

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Marshall Tate Polk, Sr. and Laura Theresa Polk
Husband of Elvina McNeal Polk
Father of Edward McNeal Polk; Laura Prudence Polk and Clara Allison Polk

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About Captain Marshall T. Polk, Jr. (CSA)

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and artillery commander in the Army of Tennessee. He lost a leg at the Battle of Shiloh in 1862.

Captain Polk was a nephew of President James K. Polk.

After the Civil War, he was the Treasurer of Tennessee. He was convicted of embezzling $400,000 from the State and sentenced to 13 years in prison. He died of a heart ailment before beginning his prison sentence.

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