Battle, Cullen Andrews

Life Span
to
Full name
Cullen Andrews Battle
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
South
Origins
Slave State
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
4
Family
Cullen Battle (father), Jane A. Lamon (mother), Georgia F. Williams (wife)
Education
Other
Other Education
University of Alabama
Occupation
Politician
Military
Attorney or Judge
Journalist
Political Parties
Democratic
Other Affiliations
Fire-Eaters (Secessionists)
Military
Confederate Army

Cullen Andrews Battle, Secession (American National Biography)

Scholarship
Battle won a reputation as an orator of some repute. He entered politics and was a vocal advocate of the secessionist movement. In 1856 he was substitute elector on the Buchanan ticket, and during the 1860 Alabama Democratic State Convention, he was made a presidential elector on the motion of Senator William L. Yancey. He and Yancey traveled across the state and to Charleston, New York, Boston, and Philadelphia on an extended speaking tour.
D. Scott Hartwig, "Battle, Cullen Andrews," American National Biography Online, February 2000, http://www.anb.org/articles/05/05-00056.html.
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