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Solon Noah Sapp


"lawyer poet" and orator

[source: Sedalia Daily Democrt, Dec. 17, 1875, p. 1]

"Solon Noah, son of Noah Sapp . . . and Eliza Jennings, was born in Bureau County, Ill., Aug. 27, 1843. He enlisted as a private in Co. K. 104th Ill. Volunteers, August 13, 1862 and was discharged for disability Aug. 24, 1863. Was later admitted to the bar and was a successful attorney in St. Louis until his death. He married Sarah , but left no children. . . . Solon Sapp died Sept. 24, 1892." [John Gooden Sapp & H.W. Stanley, A History of the Sapp Family 37 (Wyanet, Illinois, 1910)] [online text]


Solon N. Sapp, Half an Hour, or, Truth in a Mask: A Fantasia (St. Louis: Democrat Printing Company, 1875)("Of the St. Louis Bar") [online text]