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Encyclopedia > Charles B. Mitchel

Charles Burton Mitchel (September 19, 1815September 20, 1864) was a Democratic Party politician from Arkansas who represented the state in the U.S. Senate in 1861 and in the Confederate States Senate from 1861 until his death. September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,002 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar) // January 1 - Benito Juárez captures Mexico City January 2 - Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia dies and is succeeded by... The Congress of the Confederate States was the legislative body of the Confederate States of America, existing during the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. ... 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar) // January 1 - Benito Juárez captures Mexico City January 2 - Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia dies and is succeeded by...


Mitchel was born in Gallatin, Tennessee on September 19, 1815, and attended the common schools; he graduated from the University of Nashville in 1833, and received his graduate degree from the Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia in 1836. He then moved to Washington, Arkansas, where he practiced medicine for twenty-five years. He was a member of the Arkansas State House of Representatives for one year, 1848, and was appointed receiver of public moneys in 1853, serving in this capacity until 1856. He ran unsuccessfully for a seat in Congress in 1860, but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4 until July 11, 1861, when he withdrew; his withdrawal was related to the secession of Arkansas from the Union. Mitchel was elected to the Confederate Senate at the first session of the state legislature; he served until his death in Little Rock, Arkansas, on September 20, 1864. His body was returned to his home in Washington (AR), where he was buried. Gallatin is a city in Sumner County, Tennessee, United States. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... In an effort to create a southern teachers college, the grounds and buildings of the University of Nashville were donated to the George Peabody College for Teachers in 1909. ... Thomas Jefferson University is an independent medical school and medical research institution. ... Nickname: Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love continue Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Government  - Mayor John F. Street (D) Area  - City  142. ... Washington is a city located in Hempstead County, Arkansas. ... Year 1848 (MDCCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (64th in leap years). ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar) // January 1 - Benito Juárez captures Mexico City January 2 - Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia dies and is succeeded by... The Confederate Congress was the legislative body of the Confederate States of America, existing during the American Civil War between 1861 and 1865. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Arkansas County Pulaski Founded 1821 Incorporated 1831 Government  - Mayor Mark Stodola Area  - City  116. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ...


Further reading

  • Congressional Biography
  • Biography at Infoplease
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Preceded by
Robert W. Johnson
United States Senator (Class 3) from Arkansas
March 4, 1861July 11, 1861
Served alongside: William K. Sebastian
Succeeded by
Benjamin F. Rice(a)
Preceded by
(none)
Confederate States Senator from Arkansas
February 18, 1862September 20, 1864
Served alongside: Robert W. Johnson
Succeeded by
Augustus H. Garland
(a) Because of Arkansas's secession, the Senate seat was vacant for seven years before Rice succeeded Mitchel.

 
 

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