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William Theophilus Dortch (August 23, 1824November 21, 1889) was a prominent North Carolina and Confederate States of America politician. August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem God Save the South (unofficial) Dixie (traditional) The Bonnie Blue Flag (popular) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Government Republic President...


Dortch was born near Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He was a member of the North Carolina General Assembly from 1852 to 1861, including a term in which he served as Speaker of the House of Commons. Location of Rocky Mount within North Carolina Coordinates: Country United States U.S. state North Carolina County(s) Edgecombe, Nash Founded Circa March 22, 1816 Incorporated February 28, 1867 Mayor Frederick E. Turnage Area    - City 92. ... The North Carolina General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina. ... The Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives is the presiding officer of one of the houses of the North Carolina General Assembly. ...


During the Civil War, Dortch served as a senator from North Carolina in the First Confederate Congress and the Second Confederate Congress (from 1862 to 1865). A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... The First Confederate Congress was the first regular session of the legislature of the Confederate States of America. ... The Second Confederate Congress was the second and last regular session of the legislature of the Confederate States of America. ...


After the war, he again served in the legislature as a North Carolina state senator from 1879 to 1885. Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ...


He died in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Location in North Carolina Coordinates: Founded / Incorporated 1787 / 1847 Mayor Alfonzo Al King Area    - City 64. ...


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Preceded by
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Confederate States Senator from North Carolina
February 18, 1862May 10, 1865
Served alongside: George Davis, Edwin G. Reade and William A. Graham
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William Theophilus Dortch (August 23, 1824 – November 21, 1889) was a prominent Confederate politician.
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