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Charles Burton Mitchel
CharlesBurtonMitchel
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States, until 1861,
Confederate States
Date of Birth: 1815
Date of Death: 1864
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Poltician, physician
Political Party: Democratic Party
Turtledove Appearances:
Southern Victory
POD: September 10, 1862
Appearance(s): Blood and Iron
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Nationality: Confederate States
Relatives: Burton Mitchel (grandson)
Charles Burton Mitchel (September 19, 1815 - September 20, 1864) was a Senator from Arkansas originally elected to represent that state in the United States Senate in 1860. However, after Arkansas seceded he almost immediately resigned and defected to the Confederate States, where he represented Arkansas in the Senate during American Civil War for the remainder of his life.

Charles Burton Mitchel in Southern VictoryEdit

Charles Burton Mitchel founded an Arkansas political dynasty after the War of Secession (1861-1862). One of his grandsons, Burton Mitchel, became the CSA's first multi-term President, serving from 1922 to 1934.

Political offices
(OTL)
Preceded by
Robert Ward Johnson
United States Senator (Class 3) from Arkansas
March 4 - July 11, 1861
Served alongside: William King Sebastian
Succeeded by
Vacancy of Seven years, then Benjamin F. Rice
New institution Confederate States Senator from Arkansas
February 18, 1862 - September 20, 1864
Served alongside: Robert Ward Johnson
Succeeded by
Augustus Hill Garland

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