Major Basil C. Manly (CSA), Mayor

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Basil Charles Manly

Birthdate: (43)
Death: May 15, 1882 (43)
Place of Burial: Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Manly, Governor and Charity Hare Manly
Husband of Lucy Haywood Manly
Father of Malcolm Gray Manly and John Bryan Manly

Occupation: Commander of Manly's Battery, C. S. A., Mayor of Raleigh, NC.
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About Major Basil C. Manly (CSA), Mayor

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Raleigh Mayor. He joined the Confederate Army in April of 1861. As a Captain he was put in charge of his battery ("Manly's Battery") in April of 1862. He participated in conflicts at Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Cold Harbor, Savage Station, Malvern Hill, Crampton's Gap, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg. He was promoted to the rank of Major. In 1875, he was served as the mayor of Raleigh, North Carolina, and was elected to consecutive one year terms until his death in 1882. (bio by: Evening Blues)

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Major Basil C. Manly (CSA), Mayor's Timeline

May 9, 1839
May 21, 1868
Age 29
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
July 23, 1873
Age 34
May 15, 1882
Age 43
Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States