|Col. James Harvey Blood|
|Born||December 29, 1833
Dudley, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||December 29, 1885
Akanten, Gold Coast
|Occupation||Union Army officer and politician|
|Spouse(s)||Mary Ann Clapp Harrington
Victoria Woodhull (c. 1865-1876)
Isabell Morrill Fogg
James Harvey Blood (December 29, 1833 – December 29, 1885) was a Commander of the 6th Missouri Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was promoted from Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel, and he was elected city auditor of St. Louis. He was the second husband of Victoria Woodhull, the 19th-century suffragist and activist who was the first woman to run as a candidate for President of the United States.
He married three times, to Mary Ann Clapp Harrington, Victoria Claflin Woodhull (c. 1865-1876), and Isabell Morrill Fogg. He died in Akanten, Gold Coast, Africa, while on a gold mining expedition, where he had struck gold. He died on his 52nd birthday.
- David Hackett Fischer Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas Page 399 2004 "Then she took a second husband, Colonel James Blood, who introduced her to radical causes. With Colonel Blood's encouragement, Victoria and Tennessee moved to New York City."
- Clarice Stasz The Vanderbilt Women: Dynasty of Death, Glamour and Tragedy Page 55 - 2000 "A key figure herein was Colonel James Blood, a free-love advocate who was for a time their manager and Victoria's lover. ... Always the loyal family member, she moved in not only her children, Tennessee, and Colonel Blood, but her parents, ... "
- Colonel Blood & The Fogg Women, Victoria-Woodhull Website
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