|Birth: ||Mar., 1837|
|Death: ||Oct. 22, 1910|
Union Civil War veteran and member of Eugene GAR Post 7. He enlisted 7/15/1861 as a private in Company G, 1st Illinois Cavalry and was discharged 10/9/1861.
He reenlisted in Company K, 11th Illinois Cavalry on 12/31/1861 and rose from private to Quartermaster Sergeant. He was discharged 9/30/1865. The 11th served in the Western Theater under Grant and Sherman and fought in the battles of Shiloh, Vicksburg, Kenesaw Mountain, Atlanta and others.
Carter died in Omaha and his body was returned to Eugene where he was buried.
Celestia C. Griffin Carter (1832 - 1908)
Eugene Pioneer Cemetery
Created by: Randy Fletcher
Record added: Jul 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39430513
Honored Union veteran of the Civil War. You did hard duty with the 11th Ill. Cav. in Tennessee & Mississippi including the Battle of Shiloh. All who loyally served deserve the lasting remembrance of their countrymen,|
Added: Oct. 20, 2016
Col. Edward D. Baker Camp, Sons of Union Veterans
Added: Jul. 13, 2009