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 William Henry Carroll Sr.

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William Henry Carroll Sr.

Birth
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Death 3 May 1868 (aged 57–58)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Lenow Circle Section, Lot 57
Memorial ID 10842 View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. When the Civil War began, he was appointed Brigadier General in the provisional Army of the State of Tennessee. He assisted in the organization of troops and his brigade was assigned to duty at Memphis. As area commander, he repelled bands of Unionists that threatened the city. At Knoxville, he proclaimed martial law to the city and the surrounding country which restored civil authority. In 1862, his brigade was part of the forces which had victories against Union Corps in the Kentucky campaigne. On February 1, 1863, General Carroll resigned his commission in the Confederate Army.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: 11 Jul 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10842
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/10842/william-henry-carroll : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry Carroll Sr. (1810–3 May 1868), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10842, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .