Colonel William Dabney Stuart
Born 30 Sep. 1830 in Staunton Va. the son of Martha M. Dabney and Thomas Jefferson Stuart.
He graduated Virginia Military Institute in 1850 and taught there for several years. On 17 Sept 1861 he enlisted as a 1st Lieut in the 15th Virginia Infantry. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and, in the Fall of 1861, transferred to the 56th Virginia Infantry. On May 3, 1862, he was...
I was once a strong Jacksonian Democrat who became a Republican. For most of my career, I was a newspaper editor, and I expected to become the Postmaster General, but was given a different post instead. Who am I?