T. -- He was born in Crawford County, Arkansas, June 4,
1835; studied law and adopted that profession; entered
the Volunteer Army in 1861; promoted to the rank of Colonel
in 1863; and after the war was commissioned a Lieutenant
in the Regular Army, and stationed in North Carolina.
After holding the office of Register in Bankruptcy for
a time, he was elected a Representative from North Carolina
to the Fortieth Congress, serving on the Committee on
the Militia; and in 1868, he was re-elected to the Forty-first
Congress, serving on the Committees on Indian Affairs,
Revolutionary Pensions, and as Chairman of those on the
Interior Department and Revolutionary Pensions, but left
under a cloud.