McCrady, Edward, 1833-1903

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Dates:
Birth 1833
Death 1903

Biographical notes:

Charleston, South Carolina attorney, civic leader, and vestryman of St. Philips (Episcopal) Church. Born in 1802, McCrady was raised under the care of his grandfather William Johnson and was sent to Yale College at the age of fifteen, graduating in 1820. McCrady served as the U.S. District Attorney in South Carolina from 1839 to 1850, and as a state legislator. In 1829 he married Louisa Rebecca Lane. Edward McCrady died in 1892.

From the description of Edward McCrady legal journal, 1867. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35923225

Charleston, S.C. attorney, historian, and state representative. After the Civil War McCrady was involved in the defense of the stockholders of the South Carolina banks. He also collected Confederate records of the state of South Carolina and passed an act in the state legislature establishing a Confederate bureau for the collection of war records. His wife, Mary Fraser Davie, was the granddaughter of the Revolutionary general William R. Davie.

From the description of Edward McCrady, Jr. papers, 1860-1909. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 754836679

Laywer, soldier, legislator, and author of four volumes re S.C. history during Colonial era; native of Charleston, S.C.; in 1902, the American Historical Society named him second vice-president.

From the description of Letter, 1902 Sept. 20, Abbeville, S.C., to "Dear Francis" (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 156276306

Charleston, S.C. attorney, historian, and South Carolina state representative. He was the son of Edward McCrady (1802-1892) and Louisa Rebecca Lane (1806-1877).

From the description of Edward McCrady papers, 1750-1922. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 36793963

Attorney, historian, and South Carolina state representative. Edward McCrady was the son of Edward McCrady (1802-1892) and Louisa Rebecca Lane (1806-1877). He entered Confederate service as captain of the Irish Volunteers, a company which became part of Col. Maxcy Gregg's 1st South Carolina Infantry Regiment. During the war, McCrady rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was wounded at Second Manassas in Virginia and injured again at Fredericksburg. In the last year of the war, he commanded a camp of instruction in Madison, Fla.

From the description of Military papers, 1860-1870. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 70973526



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Subjects:

  • Sherman's March through the Carolinas
  • Lawyers--Correspondence
  • Outlaws
  • Decedents' estates
  • Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862
  • Constitutional history
  • Bondholders
  • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Freedmen
  • Banks and banking

Occupations:

  • Historians.--South Carolina--Charleston.
  • Lawyers--Fees.--South Carolina--Charleston
  • Lawyers--South Carolina--Charleston.

Places:

  • Pinehurst (Dorchester County, S.C.) (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Pomona Hall (Clarkesville, Ga.) (as recorded)
  • Charleston (S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Florida--Madison (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • Florida (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Capes Plantation (Johns Island, S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Landsford Plantation (Chester County, S.C.) (as recorded)
  • Confederate States of America (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Johns Island (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Charleston (as recorded)
  • South Carolina--Charleston (as recorded)
  • South Carolina (as recorded)