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Edward M. McCook

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Edward Moody McCook was a Union general during the Civil War who served as governor of Colorado Territory for two tumultuous terms: 1869-73 and 1874-75. In office, McCook faced a variety of challenges, including pressure from miners to take more land from the Nuche people, agricultural problems, and anti-immigrant sentiment directed at Germans.

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c 1860-65
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