Trescot, William Henry

Trescot, William Henry

November 10, 1822–May 4, 1898


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  • Title Trescot, William Henry
  • Coverage November 10, 1822–May 4, 1898
  • Author
  • Keywords Writer, diplomat, historian, appointment as assistant secretary of state in 1860 under President James Buchanan, loyal to the secession cause, served on the state Executive Council, in the General Assembly (1862–1866), and on the staff of General Roswell Ripley, allied himself with the old “Union and Cooperation” forces of the upcountry,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 21, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 26, 2022
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