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Samuel S. Carroll

Born: Sep 21, 1832

Death: Jan 28, 1893

Birthplace: Takoma Park

Nationality: United States

Samuel S. Carroll

Date of Birth : Sep 21, 1832
Date of Death : Jan 28, 1893
Birth Place : Takoma Park

Samuel Sprigg "Red" Carroll was a career officer in the United States Army who rose to the rank of brigadier general during the American Civil War. The Maryland native was most known for his service as the commander of the famed "Gibraltar Brigade," an infantry brigade in the Army of the Potomac that played a key role during the defense of Cemetery Hill during the Battle of Gettysburg, as well as in repulsing a portion of Pickett's Charge.

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  • Samuel Carroll
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