Archibald Hunter Arrington Williams

Archibald Hunter Arrington Williams

Birth
Louisburg, Franklin County, North Carolina, USA
Death 5 Sep 1895 (aged 52)
Chase City, Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA
Burial Oxford, Granville County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 8060207 · View Source
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US Congressman. He enlisted in the Confederate Army at the start of the Civil War, and served as a Private in Company H, 12th North Carolina Infantry. Transferred to Company F, 55th North Carolina Infantry, he rose to 1st Lieutenant and commander of his company, and saw action up to the April 1865 surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. After the war he became the president of the Oxford and Henderson Railroad, then served as a member of the North Carolina State Legislature from 1883 to 1885. In 1891, he was elected as a Democrat to represent North Carolina's 5th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving a single term to 1893. His uncle and namesake, Archibald Hunter Arrington, served as a pre-War United States Congressman, and in the Confederate Congress during the Rebellion.

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  • Originally Created by: Evening Blues
  • Added: 4 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8060207
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Archibald Hunter Arrington Williams (22 Oct 1842–5 Sep 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8060207, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Oxford, Granville County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .