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Edward Cary Walthall
Birth: Apr. 4, 1831
Death: Apr. 21, 1898

Civil War Confederate Major General, US Senator. At the start of the Civil War, he was District Attorney of the court at Holly Springs, Virginia, when commissioned a Colonel in the 29th Virginia Regiment in April 1862. Promoted Brigadier General in 1863, he fought at Chickamauga, Chattanooga and at Missionary Ridge. He was promoted to Major General in command of the Army of Mississippi and fought his last battle at Tupelo, in April 1865. After the war, he resumed legal practice and was appointed as a Democrat to the US Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Lucius Q.C. Lamar in 1885, reelected in 1889 and served until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Barrett White Walthall (1799 - 1881)
  Sarah Southall Walthall (1807 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Leckie Walthall (1833 - 1898)
 
 Children:
  Infant Son Walthall (____ - 1861)*
 
 Sibling:
  Edward Cary Walthall (1831 - 1898)
  James Barrett Walthall (1833 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hill Crest Cemetery
Holly Springs
Marshall County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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Edward Cary Walthall
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