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Gen John Carpenter Carter
Birth: Dec. 19, 1837
Waynesboro
Burke County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1864
Columbia
Maury County
Tennessee, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He entered the Confederate service in 1861 as a Captain in the 38th Tennessee Infantry and displayed courage leading his company at the Battle of Shiloh. His promotions through the grades were rapid to Colonel in command of the 51st Tennessee. At the battle of Murfreesboro, he charged Federal troops capturing prisoners, cannons, small arms and wagons in the victory. In 1863, he led his regiment with skill at Chickamauga, the Battle of Missionary Ridge and at Charleston, Tennessee. After particapating in Atlanta Campaign, he was promoted Brigadier General in July 1864 and was in command of a division at the engagement of Jonesboro in September. At the Battle of Franklin on November 30, 1864, as he led his brigade against Union fortifications, he fell mortally wounded in the charge and died on the field. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Columbia
Maury County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Block M
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 10843
Gen John Carpenter Carter
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