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Thomas Carmichael Hindman

Thomas Carmichael Hindman, American army officer, congressman. Served as Lieutenant United States Army in Mexican War, 1846-1848; member Mississippi Legislature, 1854; member United States House of Representatives from Arkansas, 36th Congress, 1859-1861, reelected, 1860, but declined seat to join Confederate Army.

Background

  • Hindman, Thomas Carmichael was born on January 28, 1828 in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas and Sallie (Holt) Hindman.

  • Education

    • 1 son, Biscoe.

    Career

    • Major general, enforced Jefferson Davis’ western policy.

    Membership

    Served as Lieutenant United States Army in Mexican War, 1846-1848. Member Mississippi Legislature, 1854. Member United States House of Representatives from Arkansas, 36th Congress, 1859-1861, reelected, 1860, but declined seat to join Confederate Army.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Biscoe, November 11, 1856.
    • father: Thomas Hindman
    • mother: Sallie (Holt) Hindman
    • spouse: Mary Biscoe
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    Born January 28, 1828
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