Orr, James Lawrence

Orr, James Lawrence

May 12, 1822–May 5, 1873


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  • Title Orr, James Lawrence
  • Coverage May 12, 1822–May 5, 1873
  • Author
  • Keywords Congressman, governor, editor of the Anderson Gazette, opponent of the Know-Nothing movement, raised the First Infantry Regiment Rifles, known as Orr’s Rifles, and served as its colonel, immediately entered into Reconstruction politics,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date June 17, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 16, 2022
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