Goldsmith Whitehouse Hewitt

Goldsmith Whitehouse Hewitt (1834-1895) represented Alabama’s Sixth Congressional District from 1875 to 1879 and again from 1881 to 1885. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served in the Alabama Senate and House of Representatives. During the Civil War, Hewitt served in the Confederate Army in the 10th Alabama Infantry Regiment with future Alabama representative William Henry Forney.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Brady-Handy Photograph Collection