Julian Hartridge
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (Confederate States, 1861-65)
Date of Birth: 1829
Date of Death: 1879
Occupation: Lawyer, politician
Political Party: Democratic Party
Political Office(s): Confederate States Representative from Georgia,
United States Representative from Georgia
Turtledove Appearances:
The Guns of the South
POD: January 17, 1864
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Nationality: Confederate States
Political Office(s): CS Secretary of the Treasury
Julian Hartridge (September 29, 1829 – January 8, 1879) was an American politician. He was born in Beaufort County, South Carolina and graduated from Brown University in 1848 and Harvard Law School in 1850. He was admitted to the bar in 1851 and practiced law in Savannah, Georgia. He served as the Solicitor of the Eastern District of Georgia from 1854 to 1858.

Hartridge was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives 1858 to 1859. He represented the state in the First Confederate Congress and the Second Confederate Congress. After the war he returned to politics, and was elected as a Democrat to the 44th and 45th US Congresses, serving from 1875 until his death in Washington, D.C. in 1879.

Julian Hartridge in The Guns of the SouthEdit

Julian Hartridge was Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederate States in the administration of President Robert E. Lee. In March 1868, he reported that reparations from the United States had allowed the Confederacy to pay off most of its war debt from the Second American Revolution.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Andrew Sloan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives

from Georgia's 1st congressional district
March 4, 1875 – January 8, 1879

Succeeded by
William Bennett Fleming
Political offices
(The Guns of the South)
Preceded by
Christopher Memminger (presumed)
Confederate States Secretary of the Treasury
Succeeded by
Incumbent at novel's end