and of language, made him a most charming authority upon all such subjects.
Colonel Carrington was very handsome and commanding in appearance, and his conduct and bearing impressed all who came in contact with him that he was every inch the soldier.
He exercised a superb control over his men, who were greatly devoted to him, not so much through stern military discipline as through the confidence and love inspired by just actions and brave deeds.
He died on the 22d day of January, 1885.
His body rests in Richmond, near the honored dead of his family—his spirit survives in the vale of Valhalla, the home of redeemed heroes.
At Charlotte Courthouse a camp of Confederate veterans was formed some years ago, and called H. A. Carrington Camp, C. V., in honor of Colonel Carrington, and a monument erected there since will aid to keep in grateful remembrance the life, service and character of a noble patriot, who was in every relation of life true to his family, his country and his God