William M. Browne

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William Browne
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Confederate States Secretary of State
In office
February 18, 1862 – March 18, 1862
President Jefferson Davis
Preceded by Robert Hunter
Succeeded by Judah Benjamin
Personal details
Born (1827-07-07)July 7, 1827
Dublin, United Kingdom
(now Ireland)
Died April 28, 1883(1883-04-28) (aged 55)
Athens, Georgia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Military service
Allegiance  United Kingdom
 Confederate States of America
Service/branch  British Army
 Confederate States Army
Years of service 1854–1855 (UK)
1862–1865 (CSA)
Rank Confederate States of America General.png Brigadier General
Battles/wars Crimean War
American Civil War

William Montague Browne (July 7, 1827 – April 28, 1883) was a prominent Confederate politician, as well as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Hunter
Confederate States Secretary of State

Succeeded by
Judah Benjamin