Charles B. Mitchel
|Charles B. Mitchel|
|Confederate States Senator
February 18, 1862 – September 20, 1864
|Preceded by||Constituency established|
|Succeeded by||Augustus H. Garland|
|United States Senator
March 4, 1861 – July 11, 1861
|Preceded by||Robert W. Johnson|
|Succeeded by||Vacant (1861-1868)
Title next held by
Benjamin F. Rice
|Born||Charles Burton Mitchel
September 19, 1815
|Died||September 20, 1864
Little Rock, Arkansas
|Resting place||Presbyterian Cemetery
|Alma mater||University of Nashville
Jefferson Medical College
Charles B. Mitchel (born Charles Burton Mitchel; September 19, 1815 – September 20, 1864) was an American physician who represented Arkansas in the United States Senate in 1861, and in the Confederate States Senate from 1861 until his death.
Mitchel was born on September 19, 1815, in Gallatin, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Nashville, in 1833, and from the Jefferson Medical College in 1836; moved to Washington, Arkansas, and practiced medicine for 25 years; member, Arkansas House of Representatives in 1848; receiver of public moneys, from 1853 to 1856; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1860 to the 37th United States Congress; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, and served from March 4, 1861, until July 11, 1861, when he was expelled for support of the rebellion; elected to the Confederate States Senate at the first session of the Arkansas General Assembly and served until his death, September 20, 1864, in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was interred in the Presbyterian Cemetery, Washington, Arkansas.
- United States Congress. "Charles B. Mitchel (id: M000801)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Simms, W. E.; Lewis, John W.; Mitchel, Chas. B. (1862). Report of the Select Committee Appointed by the Senate of the Confederate States to Examine into the Condition of Hospitals, and Report by Bill or Otherwise (Report).
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