William Barksdale

William Barksdale bio

Birth Name: William Barksdale

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Tennessee

Date Of Birth: August 21, 1821

Date Of Death: July 3, 1863

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

William Barksdale was born on the 21st of August, 1821. He was famous for being a Politician. American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives for Mississippi from 1853 to 1861. He fought in the Confederate Army during the U.S. Civil War and was killed in the Battle of Gettysburg.

William Barksdale was born in Tennessee. He attended the University of Nashville. He later gave up his law practice in Mississippi to run a pro-slavery publication. Following the Battle of Malvern Hill (later referred to as “Barksdale’s Mississippi Brigade”), he was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General.

William Barksdale was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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William Barksdale was born in 1820s.

William Barksdale is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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William Barksdale’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on William Barksdale’s parents.

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Personal Life

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William Barksdale was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Barksdale
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: William Barksdale was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: William Barksdale was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: William Barksdale had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

William Barksdale’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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