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 Thomas Lanier Clingman

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Thomas Lanier Clingman

  • Birth 27 Jul 1812 Yadkin County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 3 Nov 1897 Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 10848

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 12 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10848
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Lanier Clingman (27 Jul 1812–3 Nov 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10848, citing Riverside Cemetery, Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .