Featherston, Winfield Scott, 1819-1891Alternative names
Confederate general; Representative from Mississippi.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Jackson, Miss, unaddressed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270521482
Born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee; fought in the war against the Creek Indians; studied law and began a legal career in 1840; United States Congressman from Mississippi 1847-1851; Mississippi legislator 1876-1878 and 1880-1882; brigadier general in Loring's Division during the Civil War; judge of the second judicial circuit in Mississippi; member of the judiciary committee at the 1890 Constitutional Convention; died at Holly Springs, Mississippi.
From the description of Letter, 1850 April 7. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 15530979
Lawyer, member U.S. House of Representatives from Mississippi, 1847-1851; brigadier general, Confederate Army; later a legislator and judge in Mississippi.
From the description of ALS, 1871 June 20, Holly Springs, Miss., to Charles Colcock Jones, New York, N.Y. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489343
- Mississippi (as recorded)