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Posted 8 months ago

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scottvez
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This 1890s cabinet card shows a NH veteran in his full Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) uniform. He wears a GAR sack coat with his membership medal pinned to the chest. He also has a GAR sword and belt/ buckle rig. Finally, his hat with "GAR" wreath is visible on the table.

While the soldier is identified on the back-- I haven't been able to pin down which "Charles Carter" his is. There are four or five possibles. Census research will probably ID, but geneaological research is not my strong suit!

Reproduction of these images in any form is prohibited.

scott

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  1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 months ago
    Scott, do you have any GAR muster filings?, if not would you like a photocopy of ones found in time capsule in Gentry County Courthhouse
  2. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
    Thanks kerry.

    I do not, but would certainly appreciate any help on this.

    scott
  3. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 months ago
    I'll grab them tomorrow, they're in my desk at work. I'll see if the name appears also in the muster reports, have approx 6 pages
  4. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
    Thanks much kerry-- I really appreciate the help.

    If you see the name try and get his original regiment, middle name, or birth date. Any of those things will help out greatly to ID him.

    scott
  5. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
    Thanks official and gargoyle.

    scott
  6. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
    Thanks petey.

    scott
  7. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
    Thanks tom and pw.

    scott
  8. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 months ago
    Scott, his name wasn't on my pages, but will see if any more of the originals are in the safe at courthouse and see if I can locate it there.
  9. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
    Thanks kerry-- I really appreciate your help!

    scott
  10. kerry10456 kerry10456, 8 months ago
    Scott, sorry I've went through every document regarding the GAR that was found in the "Time Capsule", around 85 pages and never found any reference to the name Charles Carter listed in those. Wish I could have been more help and found something, closes I came was a Major John P. Carter. Again very sorry
  11. scottvez scottvez, 8 months ago
    No problem, kerry.

    I really appreciate you taking the time to help me out.

    scott
  12. scottvez scottvez, 7 months ago
    Thanks jb and leah.

    scott

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