Colonel Fletcher Webster (USA)

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Col. Daniel Fletcher Webster

Also Known As: "Fletcher"
Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Death: Died in Prince William County, Virginia, United States
Cause of death: killed in the Second Battle of Bull Run
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Webster, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State and Grace Webster
Husband of Caroline Webster
Father of Grace Webster; Ashburton Webster; Ashante Webster; Daniel Fletcher Webster, Jr.; Harrtiel Page Webster and 1 other
Brother of Grace Fletcher Webster; Edward Webster; Julia Appleton; Edward Webster; Charles Webster and 2 others
Half brother of Grace Webster and Noah Webster

Managed by: Jacob Benjamin Weisberg
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About Colonel Fletcher Webster (USA)

Daniel Fletcher Webster, commonly known as Fletcher Webster (July 25, 1818, Portsmouth, New Hampshire – August 30, 1862) was the son of renowned politician Daniel Webster and Grace Fletcher Webster. During his father's first term as Secretary of State, Fletcher served as Chief Clerk of the United States State Department which, at the time, was the second most powerful office in the State Department. As Chief Clerk, he delivered the news of President William Henry Harrison's death to Vice President John Tyler.

During the Civil War, Webster served as colonel of the 12th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. The unit was known in the Army of the Potomac as "The Webster Regiment" in honor of their commander. He was killed in the Second Battle of Bull Run on August 30, 1862. A memorial boulder stands in Manassas National Battlefield Park in Colonel Webster's honor. A memorial to the Webster Regiment stands in Gettysburg National Park.

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Colonel Fletcher Webster (USA)'s Timeline

July 23, 1813
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
August 29, 1837
Age 24
Detroit, MI, USA
February 10, 1840
Age 26
September 6, 1843
Age 30
Boston, MA, USA
October 24, 1845
Age 32
August 30, 1862
Age 49
Prince William County, Virginia, United States