Thomas Bragg, 1810-1872, U. S. Senator (Democrat, NC), North Carolina Governor, Attorney General of the Confederacy, Quoted in Avery O. Craven, The Growth of Southern Nationalism
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Thomas Bragg was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 34th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1855 through 1859. During the Civil War, he served in the Confederate States Cabinet. He was the older brother of General Braxton Bragg. They were direct descendants of Thomas Bragg (1579–1665) who was born in England and settled in the Virginia Colony.