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Carter, Stephen P.


Age: 20, credited to Barnet, VT
Unit(s): 11th VT INF
Service: enl 8/9/62, m/i 9/1/62, Pvt, Co. A, 11th VT INF, pr ARTIF 12/26/63, wdd, Winchester, 9/19/64, m/o 6/24/65

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Birth: 03/25/1842, Barnet, VT
Death: 11/26/1906

Burial: Barnet Center Cemetery, Barnet, VT
Marker/Plot: 26
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 46568505


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, Widow
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

Webmaster's Note: The 11th Vermont Infantry was also known as the 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery; the names were used interchangably for most of its career


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Barnet Center Cemetery, Barnet, VT

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Stephen Carter died at his home Nov., age 65 years and 8 months. He had not been in good health for some time, but was confined to the house only two weeks, being taken with apoplexy. Though for a week his recovery was hoped for, Mr. Carter new he could not live, and was ready to go. He was the son of Mr, and Mrs, John Carter, and was born in West Barnet, where the greater part of his life was spent. In 1867 he married Julia Gilfillan, and to them two sons were born, Charles of this place, and Albert of Tilton, N. H., Both of his sons were with him during his last illness.

Mr. Carter was a soldier in the Civil War, and it was a pleasure to hear him relate his stories of that time. He was an excellent Bible Scholar, and will be greatly missed in the church, which for years he had been an elder, and also a teacher in the Sabbath School

Besides his wife and sons he is survived by one sister, Mrs. Litchfield of Lowell, and four brothers Holland and, Albert of Lowell, Mass, Gilbert of Clinton, Mass., and Lester of Waltham, Mass. . Albert and and Gilbert attended the funeral, which was held in the church Wednesday afternoon, His pastor, S, P, Brownell officiated. Interment was in the Barnet cemetery.

Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian, December 5, 1906

Courtesy of Deanna French.

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