Historical Rosters Database
Robert Preston CarsonRoster ID 356
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1854|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Robert Preston Carson, Class of 1854: Genealogy: Born- July 10, 1832, in Washington Co., Va. Father- Joseph Carson; Mother- Jane Preston Dennison. Pat. Grandfather- David Carson; Pat. Grandmother- Cynthia Meek. Mat. Grandfather- Andrew Dennison; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Preston. Married- Maria E. Alston; 1st child- Mrs. Henry Preston; 2nd- Joseph Carson; 3rd- Samuel Carson. VMI Record- Matriculated on July 21, 1851 from Abingdon, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1854. Military Record- Civil War, C.S.A., 37th Va. Infantry, Quartermaster Corps; LtCol. Career: Farmer; Principal of Abington Male Academy; Supt. of Schools for Washington Co., Va. Died- Oct. 20, 1924, near Abington, Va.|