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Col. James Lockhart Autry

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Title

Col. James Lockhart Autry

Abstract

Col. James Lockhart Autry served as a representative to the Mississippi Legislature from Marshall County from 1854-1859. He was also elected Speaker of the House 1857-1859. He served as lieutenant colonel of B/F-S, 9th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. After reorganization in spring 1862, Autry became lieutenant colonel of the 27th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. He was killed during the Battle of Murfreesboro on December 31, 1862. His promotion to general, signed by President Jefferson Davis, was on its way to Autry at the time of his death.

Source

Forms part of the James Lockhart Autry Family Papers; 1832-1998, MS 003, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Publisher

Rice University

Date

ca. 1861

Rights

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
This material is in the public domain and may be freely used, with attribution. This digital version is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.

Relation

This digitized material is part of a larger physical collection at Fondren Library, the James Lockhart Autry Family Papers, a guide to which is available at http://library.rice.edu/collections/WRC/finding-aids/manuscripts/0003.

Identifier

http://hdl.handle.net/1911/68507
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