James Ronald Chalmers

James Ronald Chalmers

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Ronald Chalmers was an American politician and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Born to Mississippi congressman Joseph Williams Chalmers near Lynchburg, Virginia, Chalmers later moved with his family to Jackson, Tennessee, in 1835 and, three years later, to Holly Springs, Mississippi. He later attended St. Thomas Hall. Studying law at South Carolina College in Columbia, South Carolina, Chalmers graduated in 1851 and, at the age of 21, attended as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention of 1852, before being admitted to the bar the following year. Chalmers began practicing law upon his return to Holly Springs and, in 1858, later served as district attorney for the seventh judicial district of Mississippi before participating in the secession convention of Mississippi in January 1861show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Duct Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135715607
  • 9786135715606