Polk, Trusten, 1811-1876Alternative names
U.S. senator from Missouri, governor of Missouri, and Confederate army officer.
From the description of Autograph of Trusten Polk, circa 1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449401
Lawyer of St. Louis, Mo.; governor of Missouri, 1857; U.S. senator from Missouri, 1857-1862; colonel, C.S.A.; military judge, 1864- 1865.
From the description of Trusten Polk papers, 1861-1865; 1889 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 23874912
Trusten Polk was a lawyer of St. Louis, Mo.; governor of Missouri, 1857; United States senator from Missouri, 1857-1862; colonel, Confederate States of America; and a military judge, 1864-1865. Polk resigned as governor after being elected to the Senate, and he was expelled from the Senate in 1862 for his support of the Confederacy.
From the guide to the Trusten Polk Papers, 1861-1865; 1889, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)
- Diaries (Blank-books)
- Voyages and travel--History--19th century
- Military courts
- Army officers, Confederate
- Senators, U.S. Congress--Missouri
- Missouri (as recorded)
- Canada (as recorded)
- Texas (as recorded)
- Confederate States of America (as recorded)
- Mexico (as recorded)
- North America (as recorded)
- New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
- Arkansas (as recorded)
- Cuba (as recorded)