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His father was a first cousin to Robert E. Lee. Educated at V.M.I. He recruited the King William Artillery. He became the commander of a division of artillery.

Conflict Period:
Civil War (Confederate) 1
Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Rank:
Colonel 1
Birth:
13 Jun 1831 1
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Full Name:
Thomas Henry Carter 1
Birth:
13 Jun 1831 1
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Civil War (Confederate) 1

Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Rank:
Colonel 1
Service Start Date:
01 Jun 1861 1
Service End Date:
09 Apr 1865 1

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Born at Pampatike. 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. He 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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