|Albert Webb Bishop|
|Born||January 8, 1832|
Alden, New York, U.S.
|Died||November 29, 1901 (aged 69)|
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Yale University (BA)|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1861–1865|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
He was born in Alden, New York to Calvin and Emily Bishop. He graduated from Yale with a B.A. in 1853. He later served in the Union Army, serving as captain of the 2nd Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, and was adjutant-general of Arkansas in 1864 and 1865. He then served as register in bankruptcy for Arkansas' second district from 1867 until 1873. When Arkansas Industrial University was founded in 1871 he served as a trustee and treasurer. He then served as the university's second president from 1873 until 1875. The University went on to become the University of Arkansas.
He was married to Maria L. Woodard until her death in 1860. Their daughter Maria was raised by family in Cortland, New York. He married Kate Compton of Little Rock in 1871. He ran for governor of Arkansas as a Republican in 1875. He wrote Loyalty on the Frontier in 1862 and 1863. With the resurgence of Democratic Party control and redeemers, he saw a decline in his income and station. He and his wife divorced. He eventually returned to New York and died in Buffalo.
- Loyalty on the Frontier: or Sketches of Union Men of the South-West (1863) republished in 2003 with editor introduction and notes in 2003
- "Collection: Albert Webb Bishop Letters | ArchivesSpace at the University of Arkansas". https://uark.as.atlas-sys.com/repositories/2/resources/1382.
- "Albert W. Bishop | The Office of the Chancellor | University of Arkansas". https://chancellor.uark.edu/about/presidents-chancellors/albert-w-bishop.php.
- Bishop, A. W. (February 1, 2007). Loyalty on the Frontier: Or Sketches of Union Men of the South-West with Incidents and Adventures in Rebellion on the Border. University of Arkansas Press. ISBN 9781557288400. https://books.google.com/books?id=2D6jOZBOeU8C&q=albert+webb+bishop&pg=PA182.
- Yale University (1910) (in en). Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University ... Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Alumni. New Haven: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co.. pp. 147. https://books.google.com/books?id=rVkdAQAAIAAJ&q=%22albert+webb+bishop%22&pg=PA147.
- "Bishop, Albert Webb | ArchivesSpace at the University of Arkansas". https://uark.as.atlas-sys.com/agents/people/3182.
- "An Oration Delivered at Fayettville, Arkansas". https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37952143-an-oration-delivered-at-fayettville-arkansas.
- "Bishop, Albert Webb. ALS to Abraham Lincoln, Washington... 1865 February 13, p. [1"]. https://brbl-zoom.library.yale.edu/viewer/1101976.
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