{⋆★⋆} BG Carroll, William Henry Sr.

William Henry Carroll Sr.

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Born: 1810

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee

Father: Governor William Carroll 1788 – 1844
(Buried: Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee)​

Mother: Cecilia Bradford 1795 – 1848
(Buried: Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, Tennessee)​

Wife: Elizabeth Breathitt 1819 – 1899
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​

Children:

Mary Cecilia Carroll 1839 – 1840​
(Buried: Franklin City Cemetery, Franklin, Tennessee)​
William Henry Carroll Jr. 1842 – 1915​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​
Anna Carroll Malone 1848 – 1902​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​
Ida Carroll Coward 1849 – 1929​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​
Katherine Carroll Seabrook 1850 – 1925​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​
Mary Pillow Carroll Vance 1857 – 1943​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​

Occupation before War:

Wealthy Plantation Owner in Memphis, Tennessee​
United States Postmaster for Memphis, Tennessee​
Active in the Local Militia in Tennessee​

Civil War Career:

1861: Colonel of 37th​ Tennessee Infantry Regiment​
1861 – 1863: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​
1861: Commander of Knoxville Tennessee​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky
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1862: Arrested for drunkenness, incompetence, and neglect​
1863: Resigned from the Confederate Army​

Occupation after War:

1863 – 1868: Lived in Montreal, Canada​

Died: May 3, 1868

Place of Death: Montreal, Canada

Cause of Death: Not Known

Age at time of Death: 57 – 58 years old

Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee (Sept. 7, 1869)
 
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