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Frances Scott "Fanny" Carter Scott
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1838
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1923
Warrenton
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA

Captain Robert Taylor Scott, Fanny's husband, was on the staff of General George Pickett. Her brother, Captain Edward Carter was in the same division. Below is part of a letter from Fanny to Captain Scott penned after the tragic days of Gettysburg.

Glen Welby - Monday, 6th July 1863

Where are you, my dear husband what are you doing and what is going on. We live in utter ignorance of everything and everybody outside our immediate neighborhood. We rarely see a Southern paper and never hear anything definite of our army. Yesterday, we heard there had been a fight in Pennsylvania and that we had whipped the enemy. Of course, we are all anxiety to hear more. I live in daily and hourly dread of a battle. Has Longstreet been engaged? Is Edward safe?

Edward was not safe, he had been severley wounded in Pickett's Charge. When Fanny learned of this, she went to Chester, Pennsylvania, to nurse him.

She became president of the Black Horse Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy in Warrenton. A son, Richard Carter Scott (18591928), succeeded his father as attorney general of Virginia.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Henry Carter (1817 - 1880)
  Mary Welby DeButts Carter (1819 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Taylor Scott (1834 - 1897)*
 
 Children:
  Richard Carter Scott (1859 - 1928)*
  Elizabeth Taylor Scott (1861 - 1862)*
  Robert Eden Scott (1866 - 1867)*
  Mary Welby Scott Keith (1870 - 1958)*
  Rosalie Taylor Scott Hardin (1871 - 1962)*
  Julian Taylor Scott (1873 - 1873)*
  Fanny Taylor Scott (1877 - 1879)*
  Robert Taylor Scott (1880 - 1884)*
  Edward Carter Scott (1885 - 1885)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frances Scott Carter Scott (1838 - 1923)
  Sophie DeButts Carter Carter (1841 - 1928)*
  Edward Carter (1843 - 1928)*
  Nina Dulany Carter Washington (1845 - 1922)*
  J. Alexander Carter (1848 - 1925)*
  John DeButts Carter (1851 - 1920)*
  Mary Welby Carter Beverley (1853 - 1889)*
  Richardetta Earle Carter Beverley (1856 - 1945)*
  Richard Henry Carter (1857 - 1926)*
  Nannie Hamilton Carter Turner (1859 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Warrenton Cemetery
Warrenton
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Apr 01, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6305974
Frances Scott Fanny <i>Carter</i> Scott
Added by: George Seitz
 
Frances Scott Fanny <i>Carter</i> Scott
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Frances Scott Fanny <i>Carter</i> Scott
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Added by: Linda Stienstra
 
 
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Honoring You Ma`am, God Bless You
- Cherry Solly (UDC)
 Added: Oct. 7, 2009
 
 
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