Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892

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Randall Lee Gibson, Confederate States Army general and New Orleans lawyer, was a United States representative and senator from Louisiana. He graduated from Yale University in 1853 and from the law department of the University of Louisiana in 1855. His father, Tobias Gibson, was a planter of Oak Forest Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.

From the description of Randall Lee Gibson papers, 1848-1891. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 298858456

United States representative and senator from Louisiana, Confederate States Army general, and New Orleans lawyer.

From the description of Randall L. Gibson speech, 1888. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 259355872

Randall Lee Gibson was a US senator from Louisiana from 1883 until his death in 1892.

From the description of Gibson, R. L., letter, 1891. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 82217861

Randall Lee Gibson graduated from Yale College in 1853 and from the law department of the University of Louisiana (later Tulane University) in 1855. He served in the Confederate Army between 1861 and 1864 when he was promoted to brigadier general. Gibson practiced law in New Orleans, La., after the war and was a U.S. Representative (1875-1883) and U.S. Senator (1883-1892) for Louisiana.

From the description of Randall Lee Gibson papers, 1861-1863. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 166253313

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referencedIn Brown-Ewell family papers, 1781-1984. The Filson Historical Society
creatorOf Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. Gibson, R. L., letter, 1891. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Gibson family. Gibson-Humphreys family papers, 1840-1955, 1847-1897 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Letter to unidentified reicipient about Mary E. Walker [manuscript], 1896 April 3. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. Papers, 1883-1887. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Gibson and Humphreys family papers, 1846-1919. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. Randall Lee Gibson papers, 1861-1863. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Fiske" to "Gilder." Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn John Van Loan autograph album, 1879-1902. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to unknown person, n.p., 1879 Dec. 23. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889. Edward J. Gay family papers, 1797-1921 (bulk 1838-1910). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Grigsby family. Grigsby family : papers, 1818-1884. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. Randall L. Gibson speech, 1888. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Photographic Portrait File The Huntington Library
creatorOf Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. Randall Lee Gibson papers, 1848-1891. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Confederate officers photograph album, n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
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associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 13th. corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 13th. corporateBody
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889. person
associatedWith Gibson family. family
associatedWith Gibson, McKinley. person
associatedWith Gibson, Tobias. person
associatedWith Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885. person
associatedWith Grigsby family. family
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Kellogg, William Pitt, 1831-1918. person
associatedWith Nicholls, Francis T. (Francis Tillou), 1834-1912. person
associatedWith Raines, Richard. person
associatedWith Van Loan, John, collector. person
associatedWith William E. Barton Collection of Lincolniana (University of Chicago) corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
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Oak Forest Plantation (La.)
Spanish Fort (Ala.)
Magnolia Plantation (La.)
Louisiana
United States
New Orleans (La.)
Terrebonne Parish (La.)
Greenwood Plantation (La.)
Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish
Louisiana
United States
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Legislators--History--19th century
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
Levees
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Governors--Louisiana
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Birth 1832-09-10

Death 1892-12-15

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