|Birth: ||Oct. 16, 1835|
Prince William County
|Death: ||Dec. 25, 1914|
Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry, Mumford's Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Fauquier County, Va.; 5' 9.0", fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.
Enlisted as a Private (date unknown), he mustered into "A" Co. VA 7th Cavalry.
He was discharged in 1861.
On 9/9/1861 he mustered as a Private into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry.
Detailed 9/15/1861 as Courier; Returned 2/15/1862.
Hospitalized 6/15/1863 Charlottesville, VA.
The 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Escorts to Gen. Stonewall Jackson", completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the City of Richmond.
It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, 2nd Manassas, Maryland campaigns, Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haw's Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox.
John Hill Carter (1867 - 1954)*
Plot: Section G, Grave 249
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 18, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12717301