U.S. Congressman. In the year he was born, he immigrated to the United States with his parents and settled in Macon, Georgia. During the Civil War, he was commissioned Lieutenant in Company K, 10th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Confederate Army and served until he captured a prisoner of war in 1864. After war he was released, studied law at Americus, Georgia, was admitted to the bar in 1866 and commenced to practice law in Ellaville, Georgia. He served as solicitor general of the southwestern judicial circuit (1872-76) and judge of the superior court of the same circuit, (1877-82). In 1883, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-eighth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 51. Crisp County Georgia, is named in his honor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)
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One of the Immortal Six Hundred. Thanks to Charles and all of the Confederate soldiers for your faithful service in protecting and defending your homeland from the northern invaders. He is mentioned in the books "Immortal Captives" (which tells the story ...(Read more) -
John Battell Added: Jul. 7, 2015
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice. -
Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C. Added: Jun. 4, 2014