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Encyclopedia > Richard Wilde Walker

Richard Wilde Walker (February 16, 1823June 16, 1874) was a prominent Confederate States of America politician. February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 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...


Walker was born and died in Huntsville, Alabama. He was the son of John Williams Walker and the brother of LeRoy Pope Walker. Richard Walker served in the Alabama state legislature in 1851 and 1855 and served as an Associate Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court in 1859. He represented Alabama in the Provisional Confederate Congress from 1861 to 1862. Walker was a Senator from Alabama in the Second Confederate Congress from 1864 to 1865. Huntsville is the name of some places in the United States of America: Huntsville, Alabama Huntsville, Arkansas Huntsville, Missouri Huntsville, Ohio Huntsville, Tennessee Huntsville, Texas Huntsville, Utah Huntsville, Pennsylvania Huntsville, Ontario is also a town in Canada. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,423 sq. ... John Williams Walker (August 12, 1783 – April 23, 1823) was an American politician, who served as the Democratic-Republican U.S. senator from the state of Alabama from 1819 until his resignation on December 12, 1822. ... Image:Walder, Leroy Pope 1. ... Official language(s) English Capital Montgomery Largest city Birmingham Area  Ranked 30th  - Total 52,423 sq. ... The Provisional Confederate Congress was the body which drafted the Confederate Constitution, elected Jefferson Davis President of the Confederacy, and designed the first Confederate flag. ... The Second Confederate Congress was the second and last regular session of the legislature of the Confederate States of America. ...


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Representative to the Provisional Confederate Congress from Alabama
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Preceded by:
Clement Claiborne Clay
Senator from Alabama in the Second Confederate Congress
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