CS Con -Fuller, Thomas Charles - C.S. Congressman, NC

Thomas Charles Fuller:
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Born: February 27, 1832
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Birthplace:
Fayetteville North Carolina
Father: Thomas Fuller 1800 – 1832
Mother: Catherine Eleanor Raboteau 1807 – 1885
Wife:
Caroline Douglas Whitehead 1833 – 1912
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery Raleigh North Carolina)
Married: November 5, 1857 in Cumberland North Carolina
Children:

Paul Fuller
(Buried: Oakwood Cemetery Raleigh North Carolina)
Kate Fuller Hill 1866 – 1957
(Buried: Maplewood Cemetery Durham North Carolina)
Frank Lanneau Fuller Sr. 1868 – 1952
(Buried: Maplewood Cemetery Durham North Carolina)
Jones Fuller 1877 – 1963
(Buried: Maplewood Cemetery Durham North Carolina)


Political Party: Whig Party

Education:

Attended University of North Carolina for three years

Occupation before War:
Worked for Fayetteville North Carolina Merchant.
1856 – 1861: Attorney in Fayetteville North Carolina
1860: Supporter and Campaigner for John Bell Campaign.
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Civil War Career:
Opposed Secession until Lincoln’s call for troops.
1860: According to the Census he owned no property.
1861: Private in Company F 1st​ North Carolina Infantry Regiment
1861: Served in the Battle of Big Bethel Virginia.
1861: Discharged from the Confederate Army after six months service.
1861 – 1862: Helped raise the Starr’s Artillery Battery.
1861 – 1863: 1st​ Lt. of Starr Artillery Battery.
1862: Served at Fort Fisher North Carolina
1862: Served in the Battle of Neuse River Bridge North Carolina.
1863: Resigned from the Army in the summer to campaign for office.
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1864 – 1865: Confederate States Congressman from North Carolina.
1864 - 1865: Member of House Commerce Committee
1864 - 1865: Member of House Enrolled Bills Committee

1864 – 1865: Consented to augment the excise tax.
1864 – 1865: Voted to undo controls which had been placed over individuals and to retreat powers conferred upon executive.
1864 – 1865: Made very few suggestions but he attempted to correct inequities in the tax and habeas corpus laws.
1864 – 1865: Urged President Davis to begin negotiation base on Confederate Independence.
1865: Worked privately for separate state negotiations.

Occupation after War:
1865: Elected United States Congressman but not allowed to take office.
1865 – 1873: Attorney in Fayetteville North Carolina.
1868: Unsuccessful Candidate for United States Congressman.
1870: Attorney for North Carolina Chief Justice Pearson.
1872: Unsuccessful in winning as a Democratic Presidential Elector.
Served as Attorney for Defendants in Ku Klux Klan Cases.
1873 – 1891: Prominent Attorney in Raleigh North Carolina.
1891 – 1901: Associate Justice of U.S. Court of Private Land Claims.


Died:
October 20, 1901
Place of Death: Raleigh North Carolina
Age at time of Death: 69 years old
Burial Place: Oakwood Cemetery Raleigh North Carolina





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