|Birth: ||Sep. 30, 1842|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 1914|
Company A, 47th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, Heth's Division, 3rd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Stafford County VA; an 18 year-old Farm Manager.
Enlisted at Falmouth on 4/23/1861, he was mustered into "A" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a Corporal.
Wounded 6/29/1862 Frayser's Farm, VA.
Promoted to 5th Sergt 9/1/1862.
POW 5/3/1863 Chancellorsville, VA.; exchanged 5/10/1863 City Point, VA.
Promoted to 1st Sergt 7/20/1864.
Wounded in left leg 8/19/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA.; Medical Furlough 8/31/1864 for 35 days.
On final Rolls 12/31/1864.
After the war, married 1st to Robertine Jones in 1868 (who died in 1873), then to Fannie L. Hunter in 1882, he lived in Fredericksburg where he was the City, Circuit Court and Hustings Court's Sergeant for 30 consecutive years. When he eventually resigned, Edrington moved to Washington, D.C. and engaged in business, including proprietorship of an Atlantic City hotel.
The 47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated. (bio by: BigFrench)
Fannie L Hunter Edrington (____ - 1930)*
Robertine Jones Edrington (1847 - 1873)*
Plot: Section 1, Lot 13, Grave 2
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Aug 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29251548
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Added: Aug. 24, 2008