Military Pension Record: Lewis Carter Civil War Pension Documents

Identifier: 2021.1.28
Object titles: Lewis Carter Civil War Pension Documents
Acquisition and Creation Dates:
Acquisition Date 1965 - 2012
Date Cataloged March 25 2021
Object Source Information: RHS Archives,RHS reference
Description: Various correspondence between lawyers employed by Lewis Carter, his widow, and children, and from the family members themselves, in their attempts to receive a Civil War pension for him for his service in Company E., 2nd Regiment of the U.S. Colored Troops. He was a resident of Rappahannock Academy in Caroline County, VA. The application states he was wounded in the arm in Savannah, GA and was treated at a Camp Hospital there and at Lincoln Hospital on 7th ST in Washington, DC.

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