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From Crawfordsville: Athens of Indiana by Karen Bazzani Zach p 87 Although technically the Athens city had only 5 Generals enter the Civil War, General Henry Beebee Carrington came here shortly after the war. Coming from a long line of Yale graduates, Carrington himself graduated with the class of 1845, which sent 7 generals to the war. He was an extremely religious gentleman, being quite active in thePresbytieran Church. Via an act of Congress, carrington came to Wabash as a professor of military science. He was a lawyer and member of the US Supreme Court bar. Quite a prolific write rof essays ans speeches, he was much in demand as a speaker. A father of 8, he also had a brother John who was a lawyer in the city.
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