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CARTER, JOSEPH

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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.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Major) Company D, 3d Maryland Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland

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.