King, Rufus, 1814-1876

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1814
Death 1876-10-13

Biographical notes:

King commanded Wisconsin's "Iron Brigade" during the Civil War. In 1863 he accepted appointment as the U.S. Minister to Rome. While there, he helped apprehend John Harrison Surratt, one of the alleged conspirators in the Lincoln assassination.

From the description of Papers, 1861-1867. (Auburn University). WorldCat record id: 43641813

Soldier, editor and U.S. minister to the Vatican.

From the description of Letter, 15 August 1862, near Culpepper C.H., Virginia [to] his father. (Lamar University). WorldCat record id: 40925255

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Constellation Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69w0wmd
Ark ID:
w69w0wmd
SNAC ID:
43019415

Subjects:

  • Nez Perce Indians--Wars, 1877
  • Spanish--American War, 1898
  • Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895
  • Diplomatic and consular service, American

Occupations:

not available for this record

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Vatican City (as recorded)
  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • Philippines (as recorded)
  • Europe (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)