|``The U.S. House of Representatives - Portraits of Congressmen''
(detail), Once A Week newspaper, 1890, Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
McCLAMMY, Charles Washington, a Representative from North Carolina; born at Scotts Hill, Pender County, N.C.,
May 29, 1839; pursued an academic course and was graduated from the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill in 1859; engaged in teaching 1859-1861; entered the Confederate Army in 1861; by
successive promotions became major in the Third North Carolina Cavalry Regiment and served
throughout the Civil War; engaged in agricultural pursuits at Scotts Hill; member of the State house of
representatives in 1866; served in the State senate in 1871; elected as a Democrat to the Fiftieth and
Fifty-first Congresses (March 4, 1887-March 3, 1891); resumed agricultural pursuits; unsuccessful
candidate for reelection in 1890 to the Fifty-second Congress; died at Scotts Hill, N.C., February 26,
1896; interment in the family cemetery.