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Edward Cary Walthall

army officer , senator

Edward Cary Walthall, American army officer, senator. member United States Senate from Mississippi, 1885-January 24, 1894, 1895-1898, Chairman of Commission on military affairs.

Background

Walthall, Edward Cary was born on April 4, 1831 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Barrett White and Sally (Wilkinson) Walthall.

Career

Major general, 1864; delegate to all National.

Membership

Member United States Senate from Mississippi, 1885-January 24, 1894, 1895-1898, Chairman of Commission on military affairs.

Connections

Married Sophie Bridges, 1856. Married second, Mary Lecky Jones, 1859.

father:
Barrett White Walthall

mother:
Sally (Wilkinson) Walthall

spouses:
Sophie Bridges

Mary Lecky Jones