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Col Thomas Henry Carter

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Col Thomas Henry Carter

  • Birth 13 Jun 1831 King William County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 2 Jun 1908 King William County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7170713

Born at Pampatike, he was the third child of Thomas Nelson Carter and Juliette Gaines Carter. His father was a first cousin to Robert E. Lee. Educated at V.M.I. He recruited the King William Artillery, and became the commander of a division of artillery. He distinguished himself at Seven Pines, Seven Days, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Petersburg. He was in Richmond when it was evacuated and surrendered with Lee at Appomattox.


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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 8 Feb 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7170713
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Thomas Henry Carter (13 Jun 1831–2 Jun 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7170713, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .