Joseph Franklin Carter – Captain, United States Army

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Born in Baltimore, Maryland, on September 11, 1842, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving in Company D, 3rd Maryland Volunteer Infantry at Fort Stedman, Virginia, on March 25, 1865. The Medal was actually issued to him on July 9, 1891.

He died on April 10, 1922 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.

His wife, Mary J. Carter (1843-1907) is buried with him.


CARTER, JOSEPH F. 

Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 3d Maryland Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Stedman, Virginia, 25 March 1865. Entered service at: Baltimore, Maryland. Birth: Baltimore, Maryland. Date of issue: 9 July 1891.

Citation

Captured the colors of the 51st Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.). During the battle he was captured and escaped bringing a number of prisoners with him.

CARTER, JOSEPH

  • CAPT BREVET MAJOR D 3RD MD VET VOLS
  • DATE OF DEATH: 04/10/1922
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE LOT 1550
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

CARTER, MARY D/O JOSEPH F

  • BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1550
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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