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Francis Sorrell

Breckinridge Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
11-06-1860 Breckinridge Democratic AD-12 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: July 27, 1827 in Washington, D.C. [likely location]
Married: Letitia Gamble Watts Rives (m. 1865, d. 1900)
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican War), Confederate Army (Civil War)
Family: Brother of Confederate Army General Gilbert Moxley Sorrel
Died: June 30, 1916 in Washington, D.C.

1861: Sorrell served as one of two 'seconds' for Daniel Showalter in his duel with Charles W. Piercy. Piercy died after being shot in the duel.
1862: Surgeon and Inspector of Hospitals, State of Georgia [CSA]
1862-1864: Inspector of Hospitals, Surgeon General's Department, Confederate Army [CSA]

  • His month died three and a half months after hew as born.

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