) was an American
merchant, surveyor, and politician from Winnsboro, South Carolina
. During the American Revolutionary War
he was an officer in the 3rd South Carolina Regiment
. After the regiment was captured at Charleston, he served in a militia partisan unit under Thomas Sumter
. After the war he became a general in the South Carolina militia.
He represented South Carolina in the U.S. House from 1793 until 1797 and from 1803 to 1813.