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Zebulon Vance
ZebulonVance
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (Confederate States, 1861-5)
Date of Birth: 1830
Date of Death: 1894
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Lawyer, politician, soldier
Spouse: Harriette Espy (d. 1878),
Florence Steele Martin
Children: Five
Political Party: Whig/American "Know Nothing" Party (Before 1861)
Conservative Party of North Carolina (c. 1862-1872)
Democratic Party (1872-1894)
Military Branch: Confederate States Army
Turtledove Appearances:
The Guns of the South
POD: January 17, 1864
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Zebulon Baird Vance (May 13, 1830 – April 14, 1894) was a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, the 37th and 43rd Governor of North Carolina, and U.S. Senator. A prodigious writer, Vance became one of the most influential Southern leaders of the Civil War and postbellum periods.

Zebulon Vance in The Guns of the SouthEdit

Governor Vance of North Carolina enforced President Lee's Proclamation Suspending Habeas Corpus In North Carolina in March 1868, by recalling the 47th Infantry to enforce martial law in Nash County, and suppress the Rivington Men's insurrection.[1]

ReferencesEdit

Political offices
(OTL)
Preceded by
Thomas L. Clingman
U.S. Representative, 8th North Carolina District
1858-1861
Succeeded by
Vacant until 1873
Next is Robert B. Vance
Preceded by
Henry T. Clark
Governor of North Carolina
1862-1865
Succeeded by
William W. Holden
Preceded by
Curtis H. Brogden
Governor of North Carolina
1877-1879
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Jarvis
Preceded by
Augustus S. Merrimon
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from North Carolina
1879-1894
Succeeded by
Thomas J. Jarvis
Political offices
(The Guns of the South)
Preceded by
Henry T. Clark
Governor of North Carolina
1862-18??
Succeeded by
Incumbent at novel's end, 1868

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