Alcorn, J. L. (James Lusk), 1816-1894

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Dates:
Birth 1816-11-04
Death 1894-12-19

Biographical notes:

James Lusk Alcorn served as governor of Mississippi from 1870-1871.

From the guide to the James Lusk Alcorn Letter, 1871, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

Mississippi resident.

From the description of Letter, 1871. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31187631

U.S. senator from and governor of Mississippi.

From the description of J.L. Alcorn correspondence, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423522

Planter, brigadier general of Mississippi state forces during the Civil War, Republican governor, and U.S. senator.

From the description of J.L. Alcorn papers, 1850-1880 (bulk 1850-1865). (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 22150508

Alcorn served as governor from 1870-1871.

From the description of Alcorn, James Lusk, letter, 1871. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 20383809

James L. Alcorn was a planter, brigadier general of Mississippi state forces during the Civil War, Republican governor, and U.S. senator.

From the guide to the J.L. Alcorn Papers, 1850-1949, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.)

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Subjects:

  • Secession
  • Reading--History--19th century
  • Alcorn, James Lusk, 1816-1894
  • Governor
  • Families--Social life and customs
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Jefferson County (Miss.)--History--Sources
  • Sheriff
  • Sheriffs--Mississippi
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Plantation life
  • Keams, D. C
  • Plantation owners--Diaries

Occupations:

  • Governors--Mississippi
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Mississippi

Places:

  • Mississippi (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • Mississippi (as recorded)
  • Mississippi (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Jefferson County (Miss.) (as recorded)
  • Mississippi (as recorded)