The son of William Harding Carter, he was born on 23 October 1884 and died 0n 27 August 1907. He is buried among other family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Leigh Hays Carter was born on 23 October 1884. He was the son of Brigadier General William Giles Harding Carter and Ida Dawley.
Leigh Hays Carter died on 27 August 1907 at University of Illinois in Illinois, at age 22 years, 10 months and 4 days. While a student, he was accidently killed by an electric shock in one of the University buildings.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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