John Gill Shorter papers
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This collection contains copies of official papers, including correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous materials. Included are approximately thirty items concerning the University of Alabama and the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the Civil War.
- Shorter, John Gill (Author, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
John Gill Shorter was the seventeenth governor of of Alabama, from 1861 to 1863, during the Civil War. An attorney, he was born on 23 April 1818 in Monticello, Georgia, and died on 29 May 1872 in Eufaula, Alabama.
0.4 Linear Feet (109 items)
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Copies of official papers, including correspondence, speeches, and miscellaneous materials, including approximately thirty items concerning the University of Alabama and the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the Civil War.
Gift of Anne Kendrick Walker, 1958
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