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James M. Calhoun
Birth: Feb. 11, 1811
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1875
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Civil War Atlanta Mayor. As the mayor of Atlanta during the Civil War, he formerly surrendered the city to the Union Army on September 2, 1864. When told to put his statement of surrender in writing, he wrote, "Sir: The fortune of war has placed Atlanta in your hands. As mayor of the city I ask protection of non-combatants and private property." (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Emma Eliza Calhoun (1810 - 1860)
 
 Children:
  William Lowndes Calhoun (1837 - 1908)*
  Hannah Rebecca Calhoun Mathews (1847 - 1900)*
  Patrick Henry Calhoun (1849 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Jan 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10333015
James M. Calhoun
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James M. Calhoun
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James M. Calhoun
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