Edward Carrington

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Edward Carrington

  • Birth 11 Feb 1748 Goochland County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 28 Oct 1810 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 6993889

He was commissioned a lieutenant colonel of artillery in the Revolutionary Army in 1776 and later served as quartermaster general on the staff of General Nathanael Greene; He commanded the artillery in the Battles of Hobkirk's Hill and Yorktown in 1781; A Delegate from Virginia to the Continental Congress from 1786 to 1788, he was appointed Marshal of Virginia by President Washington in 1789; He served as jury foreman during Aaron Burr's trial for treason in 1807.

Bio by: Garver Graver


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 6 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6993889
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Carrington (11 Feb 1748–28 Oct 1810), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6993889, citing Saint Johns Episcopal Churchyard, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .