From The Dunnington Family Of Charles County, Maryland” Compiled by James G. Elgin, Privately Printed 1997,
Charles Allen Dunninqton was born in 1843 and served in the Civil War. He enlisted at age 18 on 26 of May 1861 in Company “A” of the 4th. Virginia Calvary. He was taken prisoner in l861 but was evidently exchanged. After the war, he lived in Washington, D.C. where he worked as a machinist, then, after 1880, for The Library of Congress until his death in 1924. There was apparently no family.
DUNNINGTON, CHARLES A
PVT A 4 VA CAV
DATE OF DEATH: 02/28/1921
BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE SITE 212-A
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