Capt Dabney Carr Harrison

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Capt Dabney Carr Harrison

  • Birth 12 Sep 1830 Albemarle County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 16 Feb 1862 Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 30366594

Dabney Carr Harrison was educated at Princeton College (N.J.), the University of Virginia Law School, and the Union Seminary (Va.). He had been a lawyer, then a minister (Presbyterian), before the War Between the States. During the war, he was Captain of Company K, 56th Regiment Virginia Infantry. At the battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee, he was wounded in his temple by a musket ball, and mortally wounded through his right lung, by another musket ball. Before he died, he said: "Company K, you have no Captain now; but never give up! never surrender!" Source: The University Memorial - Biographical Sketches of Alumni of the University of Virginia Who Fell in the Confederate War by Rev. John Lipscomb Johnson (Baltimore, 1871), pp. 83-93. (bio. by Leon Basile.)

Gravesite Details 56th Virginia Infantry

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  • Created by: L. Renee Briggs
  • Added: 6 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30366594
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Dabney Carr Harrison (12 Sep 1830–16 Feb 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30366594, citing Clarksville Female Academy Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by L. Renee Briggs (contributor 10165811) .