James Shields (politician, born 1806) - Irish, American, Democratic politician

James Shields was an Irish, American, Democratic politician, United States Army officer, was born on 12 may, 1806 in Altmore, born on may. The Shields represented Illinois, attempted to immigrate to the United States, is a fool as a liar and challenged Lincoln, a duel. The Shields was an ambitious, perseverant man, settled in Kaskaskia, died in Ottumwa and died on June. The Shields fought in the Black Hawk War, served as brigadier general of Illinois volunteers, served in the Mexican War. Lincoln had published an inflammatory letter in a Springfield, took responsibility for the articles, had the opportunity to choose the weapon and assailed sitting this duck of a policy. Lincoln offered up some pungent prose, had underestimated Shields. Governor Thomas Ford appointed Shields in 1843, the Illinois Supreme Court. Civil War Shields served as a brigadier with the general Union Army. Illinois had an enormous debt in the late, early 1830s 1840s.

Irish, American, Democratic politician, United States Army officer, Ambitious, perseverant man, Fool as a liar