CS Con ★★★ -Holliday, Frederick William Mackey - C.S. Congressman, VA

Frederick William Mackey Holliday:
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Born: February 22, 1828
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Birthplace: Winchester Virginia
Father: Dr. Richard John McKim Holliday 1799 – 1880
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery Winchester Virginia)
Mother:
Mary Catherine Taylor 1802 – 1873
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery Winchester Virginia)
1st​ Wife: Hannah Taylor McCormick 1840 – 1868
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery Winchester Virginia)
Married: January 9, 1868 in Clarke County Virginia
2nd​ Wife: Caroline Calvert “Carrie” Stuart 1844 – 1872
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery Winchester Virginia)
Married: October 4, 1871 in King George County Virginia
Children:
Carrie Stuart Holliday 1872 – 1872
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery Winchester Virginia)


Political Party: Democratic Party and Conservative Party
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Education:

1847: Graduated from Yale College
Attended one session at University of Virginia.

Occupation before War:
1848 – 1849: Attorney in Winchester Virginia
1849 – 1861: Commonwealth Attorney for Frederick County Virginia.
Leader of the Secession Movement in Winchester Virginia

Civil War Career:
1861 – 1862: Captain Company D 33rd​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862: Major of 33rd​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1862: right arm amputated after wounding Battle of Cedar Mountain.
1862 – 1863: Lt. Colonel of 33rd​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1863 – 1864: Colonel of 33rd​ Virginia Infantry Regiment
1863: Contested and elected Confederate States Congressman.
1864: Retired to the Invalid Corps on March 21st​.
1864 – 1865: Confederate States Congressman from Virginia.
1864 – 1865: Member of House Committee on Claims.
1864 – 1865: Member of House Quartermasters Dept. Committee
1864 – 1865: Leader of Army compensation and organization bills.
1864 – 1865: Advocate for disabled soldiers in Confederate Congress.
1864 – 1865: Advocate for placing all able-bodied men in the army.
1864 – 1865: Supporter of giving President broadest use of manpower
1865: Opposed discussing peace negotiations with United States.

Occupation after War:
1865 – 1878: Attorney and Farmer in Winchester Virginia
1876: Democratic Party Presidential elector at large
1876: Virginia Commissioner at Philadelphia Centennial Exposition.
1878 – 1882: Governor of Virginia
1878: Established breaking tradition of small inaugurations as Gov.
1878 – 1882: Concerned with all state debt the Civil war had let occur.
1878 – 1882: His Vetoes foiled the efforts of the Readjuster Party.
1878 – 1882: Not successful in helping pay teachers bay salaries.
1882 – 1899: Farmer and Traveler living in Winchester Virginia.


Died:
May 20, 1899
Place of Death: Winchester Virginia
Cause of Death: Effects of a stroke
Age at time of Death:
71 years old
Burial Place: Mount Hebron Cemetery Winchester Virginia

Quote:
1865 Continuing the Work in Congress:
“Our great cause and the prosecution of the war to a successful issue.”




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Joined
Sep 15, 2018
Location
South Texas
His amputation forced his resignation from the military on March 21, 1864 and he took the seat of recently defeated Rep.Alexander R. Boteler of Virginia's 10th District.
 
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