CARRINGTON, Edward, a Delegate from Virginia; born in Goochland County, Va., February
11, 1748; member of the county committee in 1775 and 1776; served in the
Revolutionary Army; commissioned lieutenant colonel of Artillery November 30,
1776; served as quartermaster general on the staff of General Greene; commanded
the Artillery at the Battle of Hobkirks Hill, April 24, 1781, and at Yorktown;
Member of the Continental Congress 1786-1788; appointed by President Washington
marshal of Virginia in 1789; foreman of the jury during the trial of Aaron Burr
for treason in 1807; died in Richmond, Va., October 28, 1810; interment in St.
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