Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884

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Lawyer, politician, and Confederate secretary of war (1861).

From the description of Papers, 1861-1868. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41150151

Leroy Pope Walker was the first Confederate Secretary of War and later Brigadier General. John Beauchamp Jones was the author of "A Rebel War Clerk's Diary" (Philadelphia, 1866), which presented a vivid picture of wartime Richmond. Therein he described seeing Walker in Montgomery on 19 May 1861, and, telling him of his desire for employment, was "installed at once." Less than two weeks later Jones was in Richmond arranging the offices of the entire Confederate government.

From the description of John Beauchamp Jones letter, 1861 May 20. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 311107330

Alabama political leader and Confederate Secretary of War.

From the description of LeRoy Pope Walker papers [manuscript] 1861-1865. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949071

Confederate secretary of war, army officer, and lawyer.

From the description of Leroy Pope Walker correspondence, 1883 January 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981295

Alabama lawyer, legislator and jurist; Confederate secretary of war, February-September, 1861.

From the description of Letters: Montgomery, [Alabama], to [F. W.] Pickens, 1861 March 1 and April 16. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28447991

Lawyer, politician and Confederate Secretary of War.

From the description of Leroy Pope Walker papers [manuscript], 1861-1868, (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647975931

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Commissioners of the Confederate States of America to the Government of the United States. Letter book, 1861 Feb. 27-Apr. 11. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877. Papers of Benjamin Huger [manuscript], 1780-1877 (bulk 1821-1877). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Alabama. Secretary of State. Administrative Division. Constitution and Journal of the Constitutional Convention of 1875, 1875. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Army. Documents: 1861-1863. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Hickman, James, fl. 1865. Autograph letter signed : Nashville, to President Johnson, 1865 Jun. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Confederate States of America Records, 1854-1889, (bulk 1861-1865) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Tyler, John, 1819-1896. Papers, 1825-1928, 1856-1895. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893,. Letters : Richmond, Va., from Leroy and Matilda Pope Walker, 1861 Sept. 14. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Alabama. Governor (1857-1861 : A.B. Moore). Military correspondence, 1860-1861. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 (bulk 1861-1865). Library of Congress
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library
creatorOf Alabama. Hospitals in Richmond, Va. Administrative files, 1861-1905, and n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884. Leroy Pope Walker papers [manuscript], 1861-1868, University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884. Papers, 1861-1868. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Virginia. Governor (1860-1864 : Letcher). Executive papers, 1859-1863. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Bishop, Albert Webb, 1832 -1901,. Civil War papers of the governor of Arkansas, 1860-1865. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884. Letters: Montgomery, [Alabama], to [F. W.] Pickens, 1861 March 1 and April 16. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
referencedIn Wilkes, Samuel Marion, d. 1861. Samuel Marion Wilkes papers, 1851-1963. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884. John Beauchamp Jones letter, 1861 May 20. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
creatorOf Walker, Cabaniss and Brickell (ca. 1851-1857). Letterpress copybook, 1855-1856. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Photographic Portrait File The Huntington Library
creatorOf Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884. LeRoy Pope Walker papers [manuscript] 1861-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Confederate officers photograph album, n.d. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Moren, Edward H. (Edward Hawthorne), 1825-1886. Papers, 1841-1887. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884. Leroy Pope Walker correspondence, 1883 January 17. Library of Congress
creatorOf Cohen family. Papers, 1861. Library of Virginia
referencedIn Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. Papers, 1861-1864. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Richey, Samuel W.,. Samuel W. Richey Confederate Collection, 1805-1936, (bulk 1861-1865). Miami University Libraries, King Library
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America records, 1854-1889 (bulk 1861-1865). Library of Congress
referencedIn G. T. Beauregard Papers, 1844-1883, (bulk 1861-1865) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Alabama. Governor (1857-1861 : A.B. Moore). corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama. Hospitals in Richmond, Va. corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama. Secretary of State. Administrative Division. corporateBody
correspondedWith Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Bishop, Albert Webb, 1832 -1901, person
associatedWith Cohen family. family
associatedWith Commissioners of the Confederate States of America to the Government of the United States. corporateBody
correspondedWith Confederate States of America corporateBody
correspondedWith Confederate States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. War Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. War Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1827-1892 person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Hickman, James, fl. 1865. person
associatedWith Huger, Benjamin, 1805-1877. person
associatedWith Jones, J. B. (John Beauchamp), 1810-1866. person
associatedWith Moren, Edward H. (Edward Hawthorne), 1825-1886. person
associatedWith Pickens, F. W. (Francis Wilkinson), 1805-1869, person
associatedWith Richey, Samuel W., person
associatedWith Ruggles, Daniel, 1810-1897. person
associatedWith Tyler, John, 1819-1896. person
associatedWith Virginia. Governor (1860-1864 : Letcher) corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Cabaniss and Brickell (ca. 1851-1857). corporateBody
associatedWith Wilkes, Samuel Marion, d. 1861. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Confederate States of America
United States
Confederate States of America
South Carolina
Confederate States of America
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Clerks--History--Sources
Cabinet officers--Correspondence
Cabinet officers
Stationery--Specimens
Governor
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Cabinet officers--Confederate States of America
Lawyers
Army officers, Confederate
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Birth 1817-02-07

Death 1884-08-23

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