Isham Warren Garrott (Gen.)

SOURCE: W. Stuart Harris "Heritage of Perry County"

p 177 - "This great Southern patriot was born in NC in 1816, and came to Marion in 1840 after graduating from the University of North Carolina.

"In 1845, he was elected to the Alabama House [ Legislature] of Representatives on a split ticket with Andrew B. Moore , a political antagonist. He was reelected to his position in 1847. A Whig....

"...Garrott was an active Mason, a member of the Siloam Baptist Church, an incorporator of the Marion and Alabama River Transportation Company, and was the president of the Board of Trustees at Howard College before the war.

"The Garrott Mansion, which cost between $25,000 and $30,000... stood in the town of Marion... sat on a six acre estate....

[end Harris quotes]
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