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David Williamson Carroll
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Member of the Confederate States Congress
In office
January 11, 1865 – April 9, 1865
Member of the Arkansas General Assembly
In office
1850
Personal details
Born (1816-03-11)March 11, 1816
Baltimore, Maryland
Died June 24, 1905(1905-06-24) (aged 89)
Little Rock, Arkansas
Spouse(s)
Melanie Scull (m. 1838)
Occupation Lawyer, politician
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David Williamson Carroll (March 11, 1816 – June 24, 1905) was a prominent Arkansas politician who served in the Confederate Army and then the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War.

Biography

Carroll was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a lineal descendant of Daniel Carroll and studied at St. Mary's College of Baltimore. He moved to Arkansas in 1836 and established a legal practice. He married Melanie Scull on February 11, 1838. In 1850, he was elected to the Arkansas state legislature.

During the Civil War, he enlisted in Company K of the 18th Arkansas Infantry with the rank of captain. He rose to become the colonel of the regiment. Later, he represented the state in the Second Confederate Congress in 1865.

After the war, he served a state court judge from 1866 to 1868. He died at his home in Little Rock, Arkansas, and was buried in that city's Calvary Cemetery.

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