Nicholls, Francis T. (Francis Tillou), 1834-1912

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Francis T. Nicholls graduated in 1855 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, studied law at the University of Louisiana (subsequently Tulane University) in New Orleans, and practiced law in Napoleonville, La. He joined the Confederate Army in 1861; lost an arm and a foot in the Shenandoah Valley campaign and the Battle of Chancellorsville, respectively; and achieved the rank of brigadier general. He twice served as Governor of Louisiana (1877-1880, 1888-1892) and was a justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court (1892-1911, Chief Justice 1892-1904).

From the description of Francis T. Nicholls letter, 1889 Oct. 14. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 232612287

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referencedIn Authement, Warren L. (Warren Leo), 1915-2010. Tri Parish Hall of Fame collection, 1996-2006. Nicholls State University, Ellender Memorial Library
referencedIn Louisiana. Governor (1877-1880 : Nicholls). Francis T. Nicholls proclamation, 1878. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Duval, Claude B. (Claude Berwick), 1914-1986. Claude B. Duval papers 1822-2006 (bulk 1950-1979). Nicholls State University, Ellender Memorial Library
referencedIn Pugh, William W. (William Whitmell), 1811-1906. Col. W.W. Pugh and family papers, 1833-1941. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889. Edward J. Gay family papers, 1797-1921 (bulk 1838-1910). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Fitzgerald, Desmond, 1846-1926. Desmond Fitzgerald letter, 1877 Apr. 24. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Louisiana. Governor (1877-1880 : Nicholls). Francis T. Nicholls letter press copy book and notebooks, 1877-1879. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Nicholls, Francis T. (Francis Tillou), 1834-1912. Francis T. Nicholls letter, 1889 Oct. 14. 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
referencedIn Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. Letter : Boston, to J.R.G. Pitkin, n.p., 1877 Mar. 17. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900. Charles S. Venable papers, 1862-1894 (1863-1864) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Louisiana. Governor (1920-1924 : Parker). Louisiana state executive correspondence, 1869-1924, 1930 (bulk 1920-1924). Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
creatorOf Frotman, L. L. Frotman certificate, 1877 Jan. 16. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Acy, William, b. 1822. William Acy, Jr. papers, 1844-1909. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. Randall L. Gibson speech, 1888. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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associatedWith Acy, William, b. 1822. person
associatedWith Authement, Warren L. (Warren Leo), 1915-2010. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Duval, Claude B. (Claude Berwick), 1914-1986. person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Desmond, 1846-1926. person
associatedWith Frotman, L. person
associatedWith Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 person
associatedWith Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889. person
associatedWith Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. person
associatedWith Louisiana. Governor (1877-1880 : Nicholls) corporateBody
associatedWith Louisiana. Governor (1920-1924 : Parker) corporateBody
associatedWith Pugh, William W. (William Whitmell), 1811-1906. person
associatedWith Venable, Charles S. (Charles Scott), 1827-1900. person
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Birth 1834-08-20

Death 1912-01-04

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