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Jeremiah Clough

Full Name: Jeremiah Morrill Clough
Birth date: June 28, 1819
Death date: February 15, 1862

Terms of Service

  • House, 3rd (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    11/5/1849 - 9/6/1850
(1) Description of Democratic-Whig conflict in Harrison County, subsequent resignations of Representative J.M. Clough (September 1850) and Senator James F. Taylor, re-election of Taylor and election of L.T. Wigfall in November 1850, pp. 160-162. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880 1983.
(2) Louis T. Wigfall, sworn 11/18/1850, succeeded Jeremiah Clough, resigned after first 1st Called Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Roster of members elect of the 3rd Legislature, Matthewson, R.C., Texas State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 9/29/1849, p. 6, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • The Community at War, 1861-1865: Lieutenant Colonel J.M. Clough of Marshall, Captain K.M. Van Zandt's law partner and brother-in-law, was killed at Fort Donelson "on the 15th" [February 15, 1862], pp. 204-205; Non-head of household in 1850, 31-year-old lawyer, state representative J.M. Clough, p. 405. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880 1983.
  • The Secession Crisis, 1860-1861: Marshall's mayor appointed "three current or former Democratic state legislators" to a resolutions committee, including Pendleton Murrah, M.J. Hall, and J.M. Clough, p. 184. A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas, 1850-1880 1983.
  • "Jeremiah Morrill Clough, a veteran of the Mexican War, served as the Lieutenant Colonel of the 7th Texas from November 1861 until killed in action at Fort Donelson, 2/15/1862." Company A, 7th Texas Infantry Regiment 2004.
  • Jeremiah Morrill Clough - birth date 6/28/1819 in New Hampshire, date of death 2/15/1862 in Dover, Tennessee; burial in Greenwood Cemetery, Marshall, Harrison County, TX. Includes biographical sketch and headstone photos. Find a Grave .
  • Letters of Lieutenant Colonel Jeremiah M. Clough, 1/19/1862, p. 83, and Major Khleber M. Van Zandt relating the death of Clough, 10/5/1862, p. 89, Force Without Fanfare: The Autobiography of K.M. Van Zandt. Google Books . Page 83 Page 89
  • CLOUGH, JEREMIAH MORRILL (1819-1862). Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Mentioned in biographical sketch of brother-in-law Khleber Miller Van Zandt, pp. 3-5. History of Texas; Fort Worth and the Texas Northwest Edition 1922.
  • Fort Donelson National Battlefield, battle dates February 14-16, 1862. National Park Service .
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