Joseph Edward Carter
Blacksmith, United States Navy
at Manchester, England, August 15, 1875, he earned the 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.
Rank and organization: Blacksmith, U.S. Navy. Born: 15 August 1875, Manchester, England. Accredited: North Dakota. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.
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.
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs
CARTER, JOSEPH EDWARD
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