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Edmund W. Pettus
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Birth Date:July 6, 1821
Astrology Sign:Cancer
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Died Date:July 27, 1907

Occupation:US Politician

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Edmund W. Pettus

Biography:Edmund W. Pettus (July 6, 1821-July 27, 1907), for whom the civil rights landmark Edmund Pettus Bridge was named, was born in Limestone County, Alabama. He earned his fame as a Confederate Brigadier General. Pettus was a lawyer and judge and served throughout the western theater during the American Civil War. He resumed his law practice after the war and went on to serve in the U.S. Senate. He served in the Senate from March 4, 1897 to his death on July 27, 1907. The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, became a civil rights landmark when on Bloody Sunday, March 7, 1965, a band of civil rights marchers on their way to Montgomery crossed the bridge, only to be attacked by state troopers on the other side.

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Birthday: July 6, 1821

A struggle or conflict, yet strong potential for triumph over adversity.

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Birthday: July 6, 2023

Completion of the karmic cycle; reaping rewards, or otherwise, for past actions.




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