David Williamson Carroll

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David Williamson Carroll (March 11, 1816 – June 24, 1905) was a prominent Arkansas politician who served in Confederate Army and then the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War.

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Carroll was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a lineal descendant of Daniel Carroll and studied at St. Mary's College of Baltimore.[1] He moved to Arkansas, established a legal practice, and was a member of 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.[2] 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 in Little Rock, Arkansas, and was buried in that city's Calvary Cemetery.[3]

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Confederate States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Augustus Hill Garland
Member of the C.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas

January 11, 1865 to April 9, 1865
Succeeded by
(none)