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Eli Thomas Stackhouse
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 6th district
March 4, 1891 – June 14, 1892
|Preceded by||George W. Dargan|
|Succeeded by||John L. McLaurin|
|Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives|
March 27, 1824|
Little Rock, South Carolina
|Died||June 14, 1892
|Resting place||Little Rock, South Carolina|
|Allegiance||Confederate States of America|
|Branch/service||Confederate States of America Army|
|Years of service||1861–1865|
|Unit|| 8th South Carolina Regiment
Army of Northern Virginia
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Stackhouse was born in Little Rock, South Carolina, and attended the common schools. He worked on his father's farm. He taught school for several years and then engaged in agricultural pursuits. He enlisted in the Confederate States Army January 9, 1861, and served throughout the Civil War, attaining the rank of colonel of the 8th South Carolina Volunteers.
He served as member of the State House of Representatives from 1865 to 1866. He served as member of the first board of trustees of Clemson Agricultural and Mechanical College of South Carolina in 1887. He was the first president of the South Carolina State Farmers' Alliance in 1888.
He was interred in Little Rock Cemetery, Little Rock, South Carolina.
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