Barksdale, William

William Barksdale, detail
Life span
08/21/1821—07/03/1863

Life Summary

Full name
  William Barksdale
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  South
Origins
  Slave State
No. of Siblings
  3
No. of Spouses
  1
No. of Children
  2
Family
 
William Barksdale (father), Nancy Hervey Lester Barksdale (mother), Narcissa Saunders (wife, 1849), Ethelbert Barksdale (brother)
Education
  Other
Other Education
  University of Nashville
Occupation
  Politician
  Military
  Attorney or Judge
  Journalist
Relation to Slavery
  Slaveholder
Political Parties
  Democratic
Other Affiliations
  Fire-Eaters (Secessionists)
  Masons
Government
  US House of Representatives
Military
  US military (Pre-Civil War)
  Confederate Army

Census Snapshot

Slaveholding in 1860
  36
Household Size in 1860
  5
Children in 1860
  2
Political Party in 1860
  Democrat
Residence in 1860
Marital status in 1860
  Married

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