US Congressman, CSA Congressman. He was elected as a Democrat to represent South Carolina's 6th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1853 to 1860. He was one of the six sitting South Carolina Congressional Representatives to withdraw from the House on December 21, 1860, the day after the state declared it had seceded from the Union. On January 4, 1861 he was appointed to the Provisional Confederate States Congress as a delegate from South Carolina. Elected to the regular Confederate Congress from South Carolina in 1862, he served until 1864, and was a vocal critic of Confederate President Jefferson David during the war.
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