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First Name: Edward

Last Name: Carrington

Birthplace: Goochland County, VA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Continental Army (1775 - 1784)

Date of Birth: 11 February 1748

Date of Death: 28 October 1810


Years Served:
Edward Carrington

•  Revolutionary War (1775 - 1783)


Edward Carrington
Quartermaster General, Continental Army

Edward Carrington was born on 11 February 1748 in Goochland County, VA.

Carrington 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.

Death and Burial

Edward Carrington died on 28 October1810 in Richmond, VA. He is buried at Saint John's Episcopal Churchyard in Richmond, VA.

Honoree ID: 2316   Created by: MHOH




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