Joseph Edward Carter
Blacksmith, United States Navy
Born at Manchester, England, August 15, 1875, he earned the Medal of Honor while serving aboard the USS Marblehead during the Spanish-American War on May 11, 1898. 

He died on June 19, 1950 and was buried in Section 34 of Arlington National Cemetery.


CARTER, JOSEPH E

Rank and organization: Blacksmith, U.S. Navy. Born: 15 August 1875, Manchester, England. Accredited: North Dakota. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899. 

Citation:

On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy,  Carter set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.



JE Carter Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs

CARTER, JOSEPH EDWARD
BLACKSMITH   US NAVY
SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/15/1874
DATE OF DEATH: 06/19/1950
BURIED AT: SECTION 34  SITE 2631-1
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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