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Albert Carter
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Birth: Jan. 26, 1835
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 24, 1933
Laytonsville
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA

son of Ezekiel Carter and Malinda Redman

Friday, May 26, 1933
The Frederick Maryland Daily News

Funeral services for Albert Carter, the oldest male resident of Montgomery County, and one of the few surviving members of the Confederate Army, were held at the Damascus church at 4 p.m. today. Burial was in the adjoining church cemetery, Rev. David L. Blakemore, of Goshen church, was assisted by Rev. W. Clark Main, pastor of the Damascus church, in conducting the services.

Mr. Carter died Wednesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Joseph E. Trammell, Laytonsville. He was born in Fauquier county, Va., January 26, 1835, and lived there until the Civil War, when he joined the cause of the Confederacy and was wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg. After the war he moved to Maryland. He was actively employed until he reached the age of 92.

Four children survive, Cornelius Carter, of Woodfield; William Carter and Mrs. Trammell, of Laytonsville, and Mrs. Mary C. Meads, of Baltimore. His wife, the former Miss Lucy Auterbeck, of Virginia, died 16 years ago.

NOTES:

Albert Carter enlisted on the 17th of May, 1861 at Rectortown, Virginia. He served in Company B, 8th Virginia Infantry, CSA. This regiment was raised by Colonel Eppa Hunton in Leesburg, Virginia in May, 1861. It had six companies from Loudoun, two companies from Fauquier, one company from Fairfax and one company from Prince William.

At Gettysburg, the 8th Virginia was one of five regiments in Brigadier General Richard B Garnett's Brigade, in Major General George E. Pickett's division. Albert Carter may have received his wound during Pickett's charge on the Union center on the third and last day of the battle.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lucy J Utterback Carter (1842 - 1917)*
 
 Children:
  Lizzie Carter*
  William Carter (1875 - 1954)*
  Josie Cornelia Carter Trammell (1882 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Damascus United Methodist Church Cemetery
Damascus
Montgomery County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Sec 1, Row 13
 
Created by: Clifford Mullis
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
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Albert Carter
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For my gr gr gr grandfather.
- Pamela Smith
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Rest in Peace Gallant Soldier.
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