Leonidas Polk (April 10, 1806 – June 14, 1864) was a Confederate general who was once a planter in Maury County, Tennessee, and a second cousin of President James K. Polk.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 7) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)
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