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Capt Samuel Truitt Carrico
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1840
Greene County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 16, 1935

Civil War Veteran-Union Army
Capt. Co. B, 61st Illinois Inf.

Capt. S. T. Carrico was born in Green County, Ill., 1840; attended school in a log school house until he was 18 years old; went to Chicago to Bryant & Stratton's Commercial College, graduated June 14, 1859, was clerk on lower Mississippi steamer L. M. Kennett, Capt. J. R. Keach, commanding during the fall of 1859 and spring 1861; was in New Orleans May 1, 1861, and witnessed review of the Louisiana Tigers. Washington artillery and other organizations; left New Orleans in May 1861, under the Confederate flag; arrived in St. Louis night of the capture of Camp Jackson; then went home and enlisted in Co. B. 61st Ills. Vol. Infantry, Nov. 1861. Resigned as captain, May 29, 1864. Out of his company none of the original officers were left except himself, and but 18 out of 83 who went in with him. He came to Harper, Kansas, in 1884; was postmaster 1885 to 18890. Came to Alva Sept. 16, 1893; was chairman townsite board No. 10, and had filled numerous positions since then of minor importance, and was during the 1904 era in the Loan Insurance and abstract business, south side square, Alva. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Cornelia Caroline Bates Carrico (1845 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Belle Carrico Wilkinson (1867 - 1964)*
  Minnie Carrico Sherman (1867 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Alva Municipal Cemetery
Alva
Woods County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Oct 20, 2008
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Capt Samuel Truitt Carrico
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Capt Samuel Truitt Carrico
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 Added: Oct. 26, 2008
 
 
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