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GOLLADAY, Jacob Shall (1819-1887)

GOLLADAY, JACOB SHALL, (brother of Edward Isaac Golladay), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tenn., January 19, 1819; attended the public schools; moved to Nashville, Tenn., in 1838 and thence to Kentucky in 1845; member of the State house of representatives 1851-1853; member of the State senate 1853-1855; elected as a Democrat to the Fortieth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Elijah Hise; reelected to the Forty-first Congress and served from December 5, 1867, until February 28, 1870, when he resigned; resumed the practice of his profession at Allensville, Ky.; died near Russellville, Logan County, Ky., May 20, 1887; interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, Russellville, Ky.

Library of Virginia
Archives Branch
Richmond, VA
Papers: 1863, 2 leaves.
A letter from Jacob Golladay (at camp near Frederickburg) to his brother David Golladay (at Edenburg in Shenandoah County, Virginia) written May 8, 1863. Jacob Golladay describes the action seen by his unit, 1st Brigade, Company B, 33rd Virginia Infantry Regiment, at the Battle of Chancellorsville.