North Carolina in the 1800s

North Carolina State Senate

1865-1866

This General Assembly met from November 27th to December 18th in 1865. A Special Session was called from January 18th to March 12th in 1866.

This was the first General Assembly to meet after the US Civil War, and Reconstruction was just beginning.

Although Harnett County had been established in 1855, it was not until 1865 that Harnett County sent their first delegates to the NC General Assembly.

District

County/Counties

Delegate (County From)

1

Pasquotank & Perquimans

Timothy Morgan (Paquotank)

2

Camden & Currituck

Unknown (Camden)

3

Chowan & Gates

Mills L. Eure (Gates)

4

Hyde & Tyrrell

Charles McCleese (Tyrrell)

5

Northampton

R.H. Garner

6

Hertford

Richard G. Cowper

7

Bertie

John Pool

8

Martin & Washington

Charles Latham (Washington)

9

Halifax

M.L. Wiggins

10

Edgecombe

George Howard

11

Pitt

Elias J. Blount

12

Beaufort

Edward J. Warren

13

Craven

John D. Whitford

14

Carteret & Jones

M.F. Arendell (Carteret)

15

Greene & Lenoir

John H. Coward (Lenoir)

16

New Hanover

Edward D. Hall

17

Duplin

J.D. Stanford

18

Onslow

Isaac N. Sanders

19

Bladen, Brunswick, & Columbus

A.J. Jones (Columbus)

20

Cumberland & Harnett

A.D. McLean (Harnett)

21

Sampson

Thomas I. Faison

22

Wayne

Benjamin Aycock

23

Johnston

Thomas D. Sneed

24

Wake

Willie D. Jones

25

Nash

Henry G. Williams

26

Franklin

Washington Harris

27

Warren

Thomas J. Pritchard

28

Granville

B.F. Bullock

29

Person

C.S. Winstead*

30

Orange

William A. Graham

31

Alamance & Randolph

Thomas Black (Randolph)

32

Chatham

L.W. Gorrell

33

Montgomery & Moore

D.A. Bond (Moore)

34

Richmond, & Robeson

Giles Leitch (Robeson)

35

Anson & Union

D.A. Covington (Union)

36

Guilford

James T. Morehead

37

Caswell

T.A. Donoho

38

Rockingham

Thomas Settle*

39

Mecklenburg

Joseph H. Wilson

40

Cabarrus & Stanly

J.E. McEachern (Cabarrus)

41

Davie & Rowan

F.E. Shober (Rowan)

42

Davidson

James M. Leach

43

Forsyth & Stokes

J. Boner (Forsyth)

44

Ashe, Surry, Watauga, & Yadkin

Andrew C. Cowles (Watauga)

45

Alexander, Iredell, Wilkes

A.M. Bogle (Alexander)

46

Burke, Caldwell, & McDowell

James M. Isbell (Caldwell)

47

Catawba, Gaston, & Lincoln

William Preston Bynum (Lincoln)

48

Cleveland & Rutherford

C.L. Harris (Rutherford)

49

Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, & Yancey

Leander S. Gash (Buncombe)

50

Cherokee, Haywood, Jackson, & Macon

Joseph Keener (Jackson)
* Thomas Settle was elected Speaker of the Senate. He resigned, date unknown. C.S. Winstead was then electred Speaker of the Senate. Joseph A. Engelhard was the Clerk.
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