Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 20 November 2019

Floyd, John Buchananlocked

(01 June 1806–26 August 1863)
  • William G. Shade

Extract

Floyd, John Buchanan (01 June 1806–26 August 1863), governor of Virginia, secretary of war, and Confederate general, was born in Montgomery County, Virginia, the son of John Floyd, a planter and doctor who later served as governor of Virginia at the time of ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription