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Carroll, Henry

HENRY CARROLL, farmer, P.O. Centreville, was born January 1, 1837, in Union Township, Erie Co., Penn.; son of M. Carroll, now a resident of Sumner, Iowa. During the late Rebellion, our subject enlisted, August 11, 1862, in the One Hundred and Forty-fifth Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, and participated in the battles of Fredericksburg, Cold Harbor and Fort Hill, where he was wounded by a minie ball which resulted in his losing his right arm, and after a long course of treatment in hospital he received an honorable discharge, December, 10, 1864. During his service Mr. Carroll came home on a furlough and was married, October 13, 1863, to Adelia Rice, born in Rome Township, this county, June 16, 1843, daughter of William Rice, by whom he has the following children: Ionia M., Grant S., and Ida A. After the war, Mr. Carroll spent two years, 1868 and 1870, in Iowa and Wisconsin, but finally settled on the old homestead of William Rice, near the edge of Centreville Borough. Mr. Carroll has ever been a Republican, and has taken an active interest in the public affairs of this township, holding most of the offices of this borough. He is a member of the G.A.R.


 

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