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Battle, William Hornlocked

(17 October 1802–14 March 1879)
  • Willis P. Whichard

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Battle, William Horn (17 October 1802–14 March 1879), jurist and law professor, was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina, the son of Joel Battle, a planter and manufacturer of cotton goods, and Mary Johnson. He graduated second in his class at the University of North Carolina in 1820 and studied law under Chief Justice ...

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