Alfred Holt Colquitt (1824-1894)

Alfred H. Colquitt became a lawyer and then entered the army to fight in the Mexican War. He was named assistant secretary of the Georgia senate and then elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. He was a brigadier general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. After the war, he became a Methodist preacher, but decided not to serve in ministry and instead returned to law and farming and fought bitterly against Reconstruction. In 1876, he was elected governor of Georgia and then entered the U. S. Senate.

Date:
1875 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES27109
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973px
Width:
495px
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