Ebenezer Pettigrew Edit Profile
He studied under tutors at home and later attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was a charter member of the Debating Society, which became the Dialetic and Philanthropic Societies.
He was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837), afterwards resuming his agricultural pursuits. He died at Magnolia Plantation on Lake Scuppernong, July 8, 1848 and was interred in the family cemetery. He was the father of Confederate General J. Johnston Pettigrew.
He engaged in planting, and later became a member of the State senate in 1809 and 1810.