Carter, Henry B.

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Henry B. Carter was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania around 1838 and served in the United States Colored Troops during the Civil War. In February 1865 Carter joined Company E of the 24th USCT in Philadelphia. While promoted to corporal on February 26, 1865, Carter was reduced to ranks on April 30. Carter became a musician in August 1865, but two months later he was mustered out of service in Richmond, Virginia. (By Don Sailer)

Life Summary

Full name
  Henry B. Carter
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  Black
Sectional choice
  North
Origins
  Free State
Occupation
  Politician
Relation to Slavery
  Free black

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