Conrad, Charles Magill, 1804-1878

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Birth 1804-12-24
Death 1878-02-11

Biographical notes:

U.S. secretary of war, U.S. senator and representative of Louisiana, and Confederate army officer.

From the description of Charles Magill Conrad appointment, 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456101

Lawyer; member of U.S. Congress; Secretary of War under President Fillmore.

From the description of Letters, 1848-1853. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 32878741

American lawyer and statesman; Secretary of War.

From the description of Letter signed : War Department, Washington, to J.J. Crittenden, 1851 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538046

Charles Conrad was a U.S. Secretary of War and a general for the Confederate States of America.

From the description of Charles Conrad letter, 24 Mar. 1868. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 70781848

Charles Magill Conrad was a U.S. senator (1842-1843) and representative (1849-1850) from Louisiana, Secretary of War (1850-1853), delegate from Louisiana to the Provisional Confederate Congress in 1861, and delegate to the First and Second Confederate Congresses (1862-1864).

From the description of Charles M. Conrad letter, 1854 Oct. 2. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 122940106


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