Edmund Crey Brabble - Civil War Confederate Officer. He enlisted into Confederate service as a Captain of infantry on May 16, 1861. Brabble became the Colonel and commander of the 32nd North Carolina. He was present with his command while it engaged in the hard fighting at the battles of Malvern Hill, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station and Spotsylvania Court House. At Spotsylvania he was killed in action during the struggle with West Pointer General Emory Upton's blue clad forces.