Eli T. Stackhouse

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Eli Thomas Stackhouse
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1891 – June 14, 1892
Preceded byGeorge W. Dargan
Succeeded byJohn L. McLaurin
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
In office
1865–1866
Personal details
Born(1824-03-27)March 27, 1824
Little Rock, South Carolina
DiedJune 14, 1892(1892-06-14) (aged 68)
Washington, D.C.
Resting placeLittle Rock, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic
ProfessionFarmer
Military service
Allegiance Confederate States of America
Branch/service Confederate States Army
Years of service1861–1865
RankConfederate States of America Colonel.png Colonel
UnitSouth Carolina 8th South Carolina Regiment
Army of Northern Virginia
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War

Eli Thomas Stackhouse (March 27, 1824 – June 14, 1892) was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina and an officer in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War.

Biography[edit]

Stackhouse was born in Little Rock, South Carolina, and attended the common schools. He worked on his father's farm. He taught school for several years and then engaged in agricultural pursuits. He enlisted in the Confederate States Army January 9, 1861, and served throughout the Civil War, attaining the rank of colonel of the 8th South Carolina Volunteers.

He served as member of the State House of Representatives from 1865 to 1866. He served as member of the first board of trustees of Clemson Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina in 1887. He was the first president of the South Carolina State Farmers' Alliance in 1888.

Stackhouse was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress and served from March 4, 1891, until his death in Washington, D.C., June 14, 1892.

He was interred in Little Rock Cemetery, Little Rock, South Carolina.

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References[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Eli T. Stackhouse (id: S000774)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2008-10-10
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
George W. Dargan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 6th congressional district

1891–1892
Succeeded by
John L. McLaurin