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Howard Carroll
Birth: 1827
County Dublin, Ireland
Death: Sep. 29, 1862
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. He graduated from Dublin University and then moved to the United States. He was a civil engineer and was employed by the New York Central Railroad, becoming famous nationwide for his innovative design and construction of wrought iron bridges. At the start of the Civil War he accepted the position of Quartermaster in General Meagher's brigade. He later became Lieutenant Colonel and second in command of the 105th New York Regiment. When the regimental commander resigned Carroll assumed command, a position in which he was still serving at the Battle of Antietam, where he received his fatal wounds. Carroll was posthumously promoted to Colonel. In December 1862 the 105th Regiment suffered heavy losses at Fredericksburg, and in March 1963 the unit was disbanded and consolidated with the 94th New York Regiment. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
Albany Rural Cemetery
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 33, Lot 2
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Aug 04, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7734592
Howard Carroll
Added by: Bill McKern
Howard Carroll
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Thank you, Colonel for your service to our country during our American Civil War. I have walked the field at Antietam dozens of times and familiar with the part of the field where you met your end. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 29, 2016
Remembering you today, beloved soldier...
- Mary
 Added: Jul. 16, 2015

- Jo Gilbert Parker
 Added: Sep. 29, 2014
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