Nov. 11, 1819 Bolivar Hardeman County Tennessee, USA
May 22, 1880 Arkansas, USA
Civil War Confederate Army Officer, US Congressman. Served as a Colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Elected to represent Tennessee's 10th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1857 to 1861. Also served as a Member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives in 1843. He died on May 22, 1880, when he accidently drowned in the Ten Mile Bayou in Arkansas.