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John Tyler Morgan
Morgan
7th President of the Confederate States
In office:

February 22, 1886 - February 22, 1892

Preceded by: James Longstreet
Succeded by: Fitzhugh Lee
Confederate States Senator from Alabama
In office:

October 20, 1871 - February 18, 1886

Preceded by: Robert Jemison Jr.
Succeded by: Unknown
Biography
Born:

June 20 1824, Athens, Tennessee

Died June 11 1907, Richmond, Virginia
Nationality:

American (1824 - 1861)

Confederate (1861 - 1907)

Political party:

Democratic

Dixiecrat

Spouse:

None

Children: None
Alma mater:

None

Occupation: Politician, Lawyer, Soldier
Religion: Non-denominational Christian

John Tyler Morgan was a Confederate politician who served as the 7th President of the Confederate States (1886 - 1892).

A proponent of Confederate Imperialism, during his Presidency the Confederate States acquired several territories,

Early Life

Civil War

Senate Career

1885 Presidential Election

Main Article: Confederate States presidential election, 1885

Presidency

Morgan's main presidential ambition was to create a "Confederate Colonial Empire" in central and South America, as well as the pacific. He saw the construction of a Atlantic - Pacific canal as being essential to this. In

On June 4, 1886 the Confederate States of America declared war on Spain.


Post Presidency

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