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Frank A. Montgomery
Frank Alexander Montgomery, Lieutenant-Colonel of the 1st Mississippi Cavalry Regiment.jpg
Montgomery in 1861
Member of the
Mississippi House of Representatives
from Coahoma County
In office
1896–1897
Preceded by Unknown
Succeeded by Unknown
Member of the
Mississippi House of Representatives
from Bolivar County
In office
1880–1885
Preceded by Unknown
Succeeded by Unknown
Personal details
Born
Frank Alexander Montgomery

(1830-01-07)January 7, 1830
Adams County, Mississippi, U.S.
Died December 16, 1903(1903-12-16) (aged 73)
Bolivar County, Mississippi, U.S.
Resting place Beulah Cemetery,
Bolivar County, Mississippi, U.S.
33°47′50.4″N 90°58′48.4″W / 33.797333°N 90.980111°W / 33.797333; -90.980111
Political party Democratic
Other political
affiliations
Whig
Spouse(s)
Charlotte Clark Montgomery
(m. 1848; died 1898)
Children 9
Father James Jefferson Montgomery
Relatives Charles Clark (brother-in-law)
Alma mater Allegheny College
Military service
Allegiance  Confederate States
Branch/service  Confederate States of America Army
Years of service 1861–1865
Rank Confederate States of America Lieutenant Colonel.png Lieutenant-Colonel
Unit 1st Mississippi Cavalry Regiment
Battles/wars American Civil War
  • Battle of Belmont
  • Battle of Corinth
  • Battle of Dallas
  • Battle of Ezra Church
  • Battle of Jonesboro
  • Battle of Selma (POW)

Frank Alexander Montgomery (January 7, 1830 – December 16, 1903) was an American politician best known for his memoir of life as a Confederate cavalry officer in the Western Theater of the American Civil War (1861–1865) called Reminiscences of a Mississippian in Peace and War (1901).

Biography

Frank Alexander Montgomery was born on January 7, 1830, in Adams County, Mississippi, to James Jefferson Montgomery. He was Lieutenant-Colonel of the 1st Mississippi Cavalry Regiment during the American Civil War. He served eight years as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives and one term as Judge of the Fourth Circuit Court District of Mississippi. He died on December 16, 1903, and is buried at Beulah Cemetery, Bolivar County, Mississippi.

Notable works

  • Reminiscences of a Mississippian in Peace and War (1901)
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