Edward C. Carter (1843 - 1928)

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Birthplace: Fauquier, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Warrenton, Fauquier, Virginia, United States
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About Edward C. Carter

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Attended VMI and was declared an honorary graduate in 1864 (for war service). He was Drill Master at Richmond, VA, spring, 1861.

He enlisted as 1 Lt., Co. K, 8th VA Infantry, CSA, 21 JUL 1861. He was promoted to Capt., 2 DEC 1862. He was shot in both legs during PICKETT's Charge at Gettysburg, PA, 3 JUL 1863, and then was captured. He was treated at U.S. 2nd Division, II Corps Hospital. He was on crutches for the rest of his life due to this injury. In the summer of 1864, he was one of the "Immortal 600" prisoners sent to Hilton Head Island, SC.

After the Civil War, he was a merchant, banker, deputy treasurer and a farmer. He married Jane P. TURNER. He was the son of Richard Henry CARTER and Mary Welby DeBUTTS.

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Capt. Edward C. Carter (C.S.A.)'s Timeline

1843
August 19, 1843
Fauquier, Virginia, United States
1867
September 17, 1867
Age 24
Fauquier Co, Va
1868
September 21, 1868
Age 25
Fauquier Co, Va
1870
March 13, 1870
Age 26
Fauquier Co, Va
1871
December 4, 1871
Age 28
Fauquier Co, Va
1874
May 17, 1874
Age 30
Fauquier Co, Va
1928
October 3, 1928
Age 85
Warrenton, Fauquier, Virginia, United States
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Warrenton, Fauquier, Virginia, United States