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Claiborne Fox Jackson (April 4, 1806December 6, 1862) was a lawyer, soldier, politician, and Governor of Missouri in 1861, then governor-in-exile for the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Governors of Missouri since its statehood in 1820 are: Categories: | ... Motto: Deo Vindice (Latin: With God As Our Vindicator) Anthem: God Save the South (unofficial) Dixie (popular) The Bonnie Blue Flag (popular) Capital Montgomery, Alabama February 4, 1861–May 29, 1861 Richmond, Virginia May 29, 1861–April 9, 1865 Danville, Virginia April 3–April 10, 1865 Largest city New Orleans... The Civil War is by far the most common term for this conflict; see Naming the American Civil War. ...


Jackson was born in Fleming County, Kentucky. In 1822, he moved to Missouri, where he practiced law. Jackson and his father together owned a very profitable business. He served as an infantry captain in the Black Hawk War. Returning to Missouri, he was elected to the state legislature, serving twelve years including a term as Speaker from 1844 until 1846. Jackson was elected to the state senate in 1848. As the leader of the pro-slavery Democrats, he led efforts to defeat the powerful and pro-Union Sen. Thomas H. Benton. In 1857, Jackson served as Banking Commissioner for the state. Fleming County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Official language(s) None Capital Jefferson City Largest city Kansas City Largest metro area St. ... Infantry of the Royal Irish Rifles during the Battle of the Somme in World War I. Infantry are soldiers who fight primarily on foot with small arms in organized military units, though they may be transported to the battlefield by horses, ships, automobiles, skis, or other means. ... This article concerns the rank and title of Captain. ... Combatants United States Sauk Nation Strength 8,000 Miltia 1,500 Regulars volunteers? Indian allies ? 1,000 The majority were women and children Casualties 33 killed in action 39 non-combatants killed 450-600 The Black Hawk War was fought in 1832 in the Midwestern United States. ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Slavery (disambiguation). ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Map of the division of the states during the Civil War. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... Thomas Hart Benton (March 14, 1782–April 10, 1858), nicknamed Old Bullion, was an American Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of westward expansion of the United States. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


Jackson assumed the governor's office on January 2, 1861, and vowed to continue the policy of his predecessor Robert M. Stewart that Missouri would be "armed neutral," refusing to give arms or men to either side even though Jackson personally favored joining the South. January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


The flash point in the neutrality was the St. Louis Arsenal which contained 60,000 muskets, 90,000 pounds of powder and 1,500,000 ball cartridges. Jackson did not want the arsenal to be used by the Union armies. The St. ... The 21st Michigan Infantry, a company of Shermans veterans. ...


On April 26, 1861, Capt. Nathaniel Lyon, an aide to General William S. Harney, the Federal commander in Missouri, seized the arsenal and moved the supplies to Springfield, Illinois. This article concerns the rank and title of Captain. ... Nathaniel Lyon Nathaniel Lyon (July 14, 1818 - August 10, 1861) was the first Union general to be killed in the American Civil War and is noted for his action in the state of Missouri at the beginning of the conflict. ... William Selby Harney (22 August 1800 - 9 May 1889) was a cavalry officer in the U.S. Army during the Mexican-American War and the Indian Wars. ... Flag Seal Location Location of Springfield within Illinois Government Country State County United States Illinois Sangamon Founded 1819 Mayor Timothy Davlin Geographical characteristics Area    - City 156. ...


Further Lincoln ordered Jackson to deploy troops in the Union cause. Jackson responded.

Sir: Your dispatch of the 15th instant, making a call on Missouri for four regiments of men for immediate service, as been received. There can be, I apprehend, no doubt that the men are intended to form a part of the President's army to make war upon the people of the seceded states. Your requisition, in my judgment, is illegal, unconstitutional, and revolutionary in its object, inhuman, and diabolical and cannot be complied with. Not one man will the State of Missouri furnish to carry on any unholy crusade.

In May, 1861, Jackson ordered the state militia to assemble outside St. Louis for six days of training at what is now called Camp Jackson. Jackson's order was legal according to the Missouri state constitution, but was perceived as threatening. He appointed secessionists to command various home guard units and received arms from Confederate President Jefferson Davis (allegedly discovered by Lyon when visiting the camp disguised as a woman wearing bombazine skirts). 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: Country State County United States Missouri Independent City Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area    - City 66. ... Within Missouri, there are three levels of government: state government county city Missouris state capital is Jefferson City lying approximately halfway between its two largest cities, St. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Jefferson Davis (June 3, 1808–December 6, 1889) was an American soldier and politician, most famous for serving as the only President of the Confederate States, leading the Confederate States of America to defeat during the American Civil War, 1861-65. ... Bombazine, or bombasine, is a fabric originally made of silk or silk and wool, and now also made of cotton and wool or of wool alone. ...


On May 10, 1861, Lyon surrounded the militia's camp, forcing their surrender. The prisoners were then paraded through St. Louis sparking the St. Louis massacre riot. The St. ...


On May 11, 1861, Jackson appointed Sterling Price to be Major General of the freshly organized Missouri State Guard to resist a Union invasion of Missouri. General Price Sterling Old Pap Price (September 20, 1809 – September 29, 1867) was an antebellum politician from the U.S. state of Missouri and a Confederate major general during the American Civil War. ... Insignia of a United States Air Force Major General German Generalmajor Insignia Major General is a military rank used in many countries. ... The Missouri State Guard (MSG) was a state militia unit organized in the state of Missouri during the early days of the American Civil War. ...


On May 12, 1861, Price and Harney agreed to Price-Harney Truce that permitted Missouri to remain neutral. But Lincoln replaced Harney with Lyon. The Price-Harney Truce was a document signed on May 21, 1861 between United States Army General William S. Harney and Missouri State Militia commander Sterling Price at the beginning of the American Civil War. ...


On June 11, 1861, Jackson tried to get Lyon to agree to the earlier terms but Lyon refused in a meeting in St. Louis. Jackson left the meeting with Lyon saying it was going to be war and had Jackson escorted out. Lyon began a series of battles with Price to capture Jefferson City and the state government. The state government fled to Boonville, Missouri prompting the Battle of Boonville on June 17 followed by the Battle of Carthage on July 5, 1861. Boonville is a city located in Cooper County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,202. ... The Battle of Boonville, Missouri sketched by Orlando C. Richardson The Battle of Boonville was a battle of the American Civil War, occurring on June 17, 1861 in Cooper County, Missouri. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (169th in leap years), with 197 days remaining. ... Combatants United States of America Missouri State Gaurd Commanders Col. ... July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


On July 22, 1861, following the capture of Jefferson City, Missouri by Lyon a special Missouri State Convention was called to vote on secession. Not surprisingly it voted to stay with the Union. On July 27, it declared the governor's office vacated and on July 28 it appointed Hamilton Gamble as provisional governor in Jackson's place. Location Government Country  State   County United States  Missouri   Cole   Callaway Mayor John Landwehr Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 73. ... Hamilton Rowan Gamble was the Republican Governor of Missouri from 1861 to 1864. ...


The defining battle of the campaign was the Battle of Wilson's Creek on August 10, 1861 at Springfield, Missouri which is considered the first big battle west of the Mississippi River Combatants United States of America State of Missouri Confederate States of America Commanders Nathaniel Lyon Samuel D. Sturgis Franz Sigel Sterling Price Ben McCulloch Strength Army of the West Missouri State Guard and McCulloch’s Brigade Casualties 1,235 1,095 The Battle of Wilsons Creek, also known as... Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. ... The Mississippi River, derived from the old Ojibwe word misi-ziibi meaning great river (gichi-ziibi big river at its headwaters), is the second-longest river in the United States; the longest is the Missouri River, which flows into the Mississippi. ...


On October 28, 1861, in Neosho, Missouri, Jackson led a session of the Missouri General Assembly that passed an ordnance of secession. The session, and therefore the vote, was not legal, as it did not have a majority of members present. The results of the vote were accepted by the Confederate Government though, and Jackson would serve as the governor-in-exile. 1628 - The Siege of La Rochelle, which had been ongoing for 14 months, ends with Huguenot surrender 1664 - The Duke of York and Albanys Maritime Regiment of Foot later to be known as the Royal Marines is established. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Neosho is a city located in Newton County, Missouri. ... Within Missouri, there are three levels of government: state government county city Missouris state capital is Jefferson City lying approximately halfway between its two largest cities, St. ... The Missouri Secession controversy refers to the disputed status of the state of Missouri during the American Civil War. ...


Jackson died from stomach cancer in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is buried in the Sappington Cemetery in Arrow Rock, Missouri. Flag Seal Nickname: The Capital City, Rock-Town, City of Roses Location Government Country  State   County United States  Arkansas   Pulaski Founded Incorporated 1821 1831 Mayor Jim Dailey Geographical characteristics Area    - City 302. ... Arrow Rock is a town located in Saline County, Missouri. ...


External links

  • Jackson biography
  • Claiborne Fox Jackson on Find-A-Grave
Preceded by:
Robert Marcellus Stewart
Governor of Missouri
1861
Succeeded by:
Hamilton Rowan Gamble
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