Alfred Colquitt

Collection:
Atlanta History Photograph Collection
Title:
Alfred Colquitt
Date of Original:
1829/1894
Subject:
Political elections--Georgia--Atlanta
Political elections--Georgia
Political elections
Governors--Georgia
Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta
Politicians--Georgia
Portraits
Men
Soldiers--Confederate States of America
Soldiers
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Portrait of former Georgia Governor Alfred Holt Colquitt.
Alfred Holt Colquitt (1824-1894) was a Georgia lawyer and was eleced to the State Senate in 1859. He fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War and was promoted to Brigadier-General. His command fought in the battles of Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville. He was elected governor of Georgia in 1876 and elected to the United States Senate in 1883 and again in 1888.
Local Identifier:
VIS 170.4294.001
ahc1704294001.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/athpc/id/1539
Extent:
6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. sepia tone silver gelatin print
Original Collection:
Atlanta History Photograph Collection
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
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