200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019


Portrait of Leroy Pope Walker

Walker was the first secretary of war for the Confederacy. He served from February to September 1861. After his resignation, he was a brigadier general of the Confederate Army. He also served as the president of the Constitutional Convention of 1875.

Creator: John Engelhardt Scott Negative Collection
Date: ca. 1880
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Portrait

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