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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
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Garland, Augustus Hill -1899 Born in Tipton county, Tenn., June 11, 1832; was admitted to the bar of Arkansas in 1853, to which State his parents had removed when he was a child. He opposed the secession of his State, but accepted the same and was sent as delegate to the Provisional Congress at Montgomery, Ala., in 1861. He was also elected to the first Confederate Congress, and afterwards to the Confederate Senate. In 1867 he was elected United States Senator, but was not allowed to take his seat; in 1876 was again elected in place of Powell Clayton, and was admitted. He remained in the Senate until March, 1885, when he resigned to take the post of Attorney-General of the United States, offered him by President Cleveland. He resumed practice in 1889, and died in court, in Washington, D. C., Jan. 26, 1899.
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter
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Fatal affray. --On the 1st inst., an affray occurred in Tipton county, Tennessee, between Hon. A. W. Smith, Probate Judge, and Mr. Isaac Bledsoe, resulting in the death of the latter. It originated from joking each other about taking the Lincoln oath, both having been in the Federal lines. They were old and highly respected citizens.