Albigence Waldo Putnam

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Albigence Waldo Putnam
Born March 11, 1799
Marietta, Ohio, U.S.
Died January 20, 1869
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Relatives Israel Putnam (ancestor)[1]

Albigence Waldo Putnam (born in Marietta, Ohio, 11 March 1799; died in Nashville, Tennessee, 20 January 1869) was a United States lawyer and historian.[2]

Biography[edit]

He studied law, practised in Mississippi, and in 1836 settled in Nashville, Tennessee, and was president of the Tennessee Historical Society, to whose publications he was a contributor. In addition to articles in periodicals, he wrote:[2]

  • History of Middle Tennessee (Nashville, 1859)
  • Life and Times of Gen. James Robertson (1859)
  • “Life of Gen. John Sevier,” in Wheeler's History of North Carolina

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References[edit]

  • "Col. A. W. Putnam". The Natchez Bulletin. Natchez, Mississippi. February 5, 1869. p. 1. Retrieved November 16, 2017 – via Newspapers.com. (Registration required (help)).
  • Wikisource-logo.svg This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainFiske, John (1900). "Putnam, Israel". In Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John. Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton. p. 142.