James Lusk Alcorn: Mississippi Reconstruction Leader

Lillian A Pereyra, Fordham University


The decade of the 1840's was a good one in which to migrate, and the comparatively new State of Mississippi a good one in which to settle, as James Lusk Alcorn seemed to have realized when in 1844 he brought his family down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers from Kentucky and chose the town of Delta, located on the river and in the northwestern part of the state, as his future home.

Subject Area

Public policy|American history|Public administration|Political science

Recommended Citation

Pereyra, Lillian A, "James Lusk Alcorn: Mississippi Reconstruction Leader" (1955). ETD Collection for Fordham University. AAI28621851.