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Thomas Lanier Clingman
Birth: Jul. 27, 1812
Yadkin County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1897
Morganton
Burke County
North Carolina, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, Senator and US Congressman. He was a member of the North Carolina State Senate when elected as a Whig to the Twenty-eighth Congress, serving, 1843 to 1845. In 1847, he was reelected as a Whig to the Thirtieth Congress and to the five succeeding Congresses, serving until 1858. In 1858, he was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until he resigned to support North Carolina seceding from the Union in 1861. During the Civil War, he served as a Confederate Army Brigadier General and was wounded at the Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia, in May 1864, which ended his active military service. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Thomas Jefferson Eatman (1856 - 1938)*
 
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Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Asheville
Buncombe County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2000
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Thomas Lanier Clingman
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For service rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, General.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Nov. 3, 2016

- Heritage65
 Added: Mar. 24, 2016

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 Added: Jun. 17, 2015
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