Wilson, Nw, Dd
Wilson, N.W., D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born in Pendleton County, Virginia, October 20, 1824. He was ordained in 1858, and after having been a pastor of country churches for several years, was invited to the pastorate of the Church at Chapel Hill, N.C., and subsequently to Farmdale, Virginia, where he remained two years. In 1870 he was called to the Grace Street Church Richmond; in 1875 he removed to New Orleans, and. became pastor of the Colosseum Church. He died of the yellow fever in 1878. He is spoken of as having been "one of the most eloquent ministers in the South." See Cathcart, Bapt. Encyclop. page 1260. (J.C.S.)