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he was elected auditor of State, an office the duties of which he discharged with notable ability for a period of eight years. Brigadier-General Alfred Moore Scales Brigadier-General Alfred Moore Scales was born November 26, 1827, in Rockingham county, son of Dr. Robert H. Scales. He was educated at the Caldwell institute and Chapel Hill, and after teaching for a time, studied law with Judge Settle and later with Judge Battle. He was elected county solicitor in 1852, and was a member oerved as chairman of the finance committee. In 1857 he was elected to Congress over his former opponent, but was defeated for re-election. From 1858 until the spring of 1861 he held the office of clerk and master of the court of equity of Rockingham county. In 1861 he was an elector on the Breckinridge ticket, and in 1861 was a candidate for the convention, favoring the calling of the same, though he did not propose immediate secession. Soon after the call for troops from Washington he volu