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Crummell, Alexander

Wilson J. Moses.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 2479 words.

Crummell, Alexander (03 March 1819–10 September 1898), clergyman, activist, and Pan-Africanist, was born in New York City, the son of Charity Hicks, a freeborn woman of Long Island, New...

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Forrest, Nathan Bedford

Rodney P. Carlisle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1712 words.

Forrest, Nathan Bedford (13 July 1821–29 October 1877), Confederate general, was born in Marshall County, Tennessee, the son of William Forrest, a blacksmith, and Mariam Beck. When Forrest...

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Gholson, Samuel Jameson

Timothy S. Huebner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1102 words.

Gholson, Samuel Jameson (19 May 1808–16 October 1883), jurist and general, was born in Madison County, Kentucky. Little is known of his parents, but it is certain that the family moved to...

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Gordon, John Brown

Ethan S. Rafuse.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; State and Local Government. 1308 words.

Gordon, John Brown (06 February 1832–09 January 1904), soldier and politician, was born in Upson County, Georgia, the son of Zachariah Herndon Gordon, a minister, and Malinda Cox. After...

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Logan, Rayford Whittingham

Kenneth Robert Janken.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Education; History; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1745 words.

Logan, Rayford Whittingham (07 January 1897–04 November 1981), historian of the African diaspora, university professor, and civil rights and Pan-Africanist activist, was born in Washington,...

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Whitfield, James Monroe

Johnnella E. Butler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1140 words.

Whitfield, James Monroe (10 April 1822–23 April 1871), African-American poet, abolitionist, and emigrationist, was born in Exeter, New Hampshire, the son of parents whose names are unknown....

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