Walker, William

William Walker, detail
Life span
05/08/1824—09/12/1860

Life Summary

Full name
  William Walker
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  South
Origins
  Slave State
Family
 
James Walker (father), Mary Norvell (mother)
Education
  University of Pennsylvania
  Other
Other Education
  University of Nashville, TN
Occupation
  Military
  Attorney or Judge
  Journalist
  Doctor, Dentist or Nurse
Other Affiliations
  Other
Other Affiliation
  Filibuster

Note Cards

Events

Major Topics

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
01/07/1856 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “More Fillibusters [Filibusters],” January 7, 1856
03/14/1857 New York Times, “The Chances for Walker,” March 14, 1857
04/03/1857 New York Times, “Fillibustering Expedition Against Costa Rica,” April 3, 1857
09/23/1857 New York Times, “Gen. Walker’s Letter,” September 23, 1857
11/26/1857 Washington (DC) National Era, "Gen. Walker and the Administration," November 26, 1857
12/14/1857 New York Times, "The Missing Walker," December 14, 1857
01/05/1858 New York Herald, "The Slavery Question in Congress," January 5, 1858
01/07/1858 New York Herald, "Kansas as a Slave State," January 7, 1858
01/27/1858 New York Herald, "The Approaching Conclusion of the Kansas Comedy," January 27, 1858
06/06/1858 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “Revolution in New Orleans,” June 6, 1858
11/16/1858 New York Times, “General Walker’s New Project,” November 16, 1858
11/19/1858 New York Herald, “Gen. Walker Submitting to a ‘Legal Experiment,’” November 19, 1858
11/23/1858 New York Times, “The President and the Filibusters,” November 23, 1858
12/09/1858 New York Times, “The Fillibusters [Filibusters] Again,” December 9, 1858
12/22/1858 New York Times, “Who is President of Mexico?,” December 22, 1858
02/09/1859 New York Times, “General Walker’s Conversion to Romanism,” February 9, 1859
04/01/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “Filibusterism and Disunion,” April 1, 1859
05/05/1859 San Francisco (CA) Evening Bulletin, “General Walker Off Again,” May 5, 1859
06/27/1859 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Caught,” June 27, 1859
10/08/1859 New York Times, “Suspicious,” October 8, 1859
10/10/1859 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Pirates,” October 10, 1859
12/03/1859 Atchison (KS) Freedom’s Champion, “Walker vs. Brown,” December 3, 1859
08/19/1860 New York Herald, “The Whereabouts of Walker,” August 19, 1860
08/22/1860 New York Times, “Walker Again,” August 22, 1860
08/29/1860 Milwaukee (WI) Sentinel, "What Walker's Success Means," August 29, 1860
09/12/1860 New York Times, “Used Up,” September 12, 1860
09/22/1860 Wiped Out
10/01/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “'Gen. Walker',” October 1, 1860
10/09/1860 Chicago (IL) Press and Tribune, “The Execution of Walker,” October 9, 1860

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