John S. Williams (1818-1898)
John Stuart Williams was a brigadier general in the Confederate Army and a U.S. senator from Kentucky. Williams was a captain in the Mexican War and was afterward nicknamed "Cerro Gordo" because of a controversy in that battle. Although he was against secession, the Kentuckian reluctantly joined the Confederacy and was appointed brigadier general in April, 1862. After the war he was elected as a Democrat to the Senate (1879-85).
- 1865 circa 5 years
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- Carte de Visite
- E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.
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