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Maj Isaac Howell Carrington

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Maj Isaac Howell Carrington

  • Birth 7 Mar 1827 Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 30 Jan 1887 Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Section E lot 61
  • Memorial ID 6515867

The son of Paul Carrington and Emma Catherine Cabell Carrington was born at Gamble's Hill, home of his grandfather Robert Gamble. Married first to Mary Claiborne Coles Carrington and then Nannie Seddon Smith Carrington. He fathered ten children between them. A Confederate Officer and lawyer in Pittsylvania County, he was in charge of raising black troops at the end of the War. Postwar he practiced law in Richmond and served on the Board of Visiters at the University of Virginia. Carrington was president of the Richmond Bar Association. His war letters are at Duke University. He served with the 38th Virginia Infantry Regiment and was imprisoned at Libby after the evacuation of Richmond. He was an Episcopalian and Mason.







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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 16 Jun 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6515867
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Isaac Howell Carrington (7 Mar 1827–30 Jan 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6515867, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .