William Harden CarterWILLIAM HARDEN CARTER
60 thNORTH CAROLINA INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 5 November 1829 in Rockingham County, North Carolina
Died: 18 February 1916 in White County, Tennessee
Buried: Howard Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: William H. and Mary (Messenger) Carter

1st Married: Susan Barnes on 22 January 1852 in Rockingham County, North Carolina
Born: 27 August 1831 in Rockingham County, North Carolina
Died: 31 December 1873 in White County, Tennessee
Buried: Howard Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: William and Mary Polly (Vernon) Barnes

Children:

  1. Benjamin Franklin Carter
  2. Mary Ann Carter
  3. Eliza E. Carter
  4. Martha Jane Carter
  5. Flora B. Carter

2nd Married: Almarinda McBride on 12 November 1874 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 28 December 1845 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 3 August 1920 in White County, Tennessee
Buried: Howard Cemetery,Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Thomas J. and Sarah Sallie (Campell) McBride

Children:

  1. Naomi Frances Carter
  2. Susan Caroline Carter
  3. John Dodd Carter
  4. William Washington Carter
  5. Kate Menta Carter
  6. Allen Dibrell Carter
  7. Cordelia Elizabeth Carter
  8. Nathaniel Thomas Carter
  9. Lola Alice Carter
  10. James Peter Carter

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother-in-law: Samuel M. Messenger

MILITARY INFORMATION

60 thNorth Carolina Infantry
Company B

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered Service as a Private and left service as a Private
  • Enlisted 5 April 1862 in Marshall, North Carolina
  • Nov & Dec 1862: Present
  • Jan - Jun 1863: Present
  • 1 Jul - 31 Oct 1863: Present
  • Nov & Dec 1863: Absent, On Detached Service as Teamster in Bristol, TN
  • Jan - Apr 1864: Present
  • May & June 1864: Missing on retreat from Marietta, 21 July 1864 - Reported as Prisoner of War
  • Jul & Aug 1864: Missing on retreat from Marietta 21 July 1864
  • Name appears on a Roll of Prisoners of War at Nashville, TN, captured by forces under Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman -- Captured 3 July 1864 near Marietta, GA
  • 12 Jul 1864: Prisoner of War forwarded to Louisville, KY
  • 3 Jul 1864: Captured near Marietta, GA
  • Transfer - Nashville, TN
  • Arrival in Louisville
  • Sent to Camp Morton
  • 13 Jul 1864: Name appears on a Register of Prisoners of War received at Military Prison, Louisville, KY
  • Name appears on a Roll of Prisoners of War received at Military Prison, Louisville, KY., during five days ending 15 July 1864 - Received from Nashville, TN
  • Name appears on a roll of Prisoners of War at Military Prison, Louisville, KY; Received 13 Jul 1864 from Nashville, TN; Captured 3 Jul 1864 near Marietta, GA; Discharged 13 Jul 1864 to Camp Morton
  • Name appears on a Roll of Prisoners of War at Louisville, KY, transferred to Camp Morton, IN, 13 Jul 1864
  • Name appears on a roll of Prisoners of War at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, IN
  • Name appears on a roll of Prisoners of War at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, IN; Received 14 Jul 1864; Releasedon oath 18 May 1865
  • Oath of Allegiance taken 18 May 1865: Residence: Shelbyville, IN; Complexion: Florid; Hair: Dark; Eyes: Blue; Height: 5' 10 1/2"; Captured at Marietta, GA 3 Jul 1864
    4 Feb 1864: Paid $44
  • Name appears on a Roll of non-commissioned officers and privates employed on extra duty at Morton, Miss during month of Jul & Aug 1863.
  • Name appears on a Receipt Roll for pay for 3 qtr 1863 in Chattanooga, TN as a Teamster

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 17 March 1909
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Cookeville, White County
  • Member: Company B, 60th North Carolina Regiment
  • Born: 5 November 1829 in Rockingham County, North Carolina
  • Enlisted: in 1862 in Colonel McDowell's Regiment, Captain Ducker's afterward Captain B. F. Patton
  • Battles: Murfreesboro, Missionary Ridge and the battles from there to Kennesaw Mountain where he was captured
  • Wounded: Slightly wounded in the leg in Calhoun, GA
  • Released from Prison in May 1865
  • Wife is 64 years
  • Children: 2 sons and 2 daughters
  • Attest: W. L. Brock and R. M. Umpton

Supporting Documents:

  • Zachariah Lafever and Isaac W. Burgess (12 Mar 1909) - Known WH Carter and his character is good

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 13 March 1916
  • Accepted
  • Resident of White County, Tennessee
  • Resident of Tennessee all her life
  • Maiden Name: Almarinda McBride
  • Born in Overton County
  • William H. Carter was born in North Carolina
  • They were married 12 November 1874 in Putnam County by Equire James Peek
  • Husband died 16 February 1916 at his home in White County
  • Witness: I. W. Burgess and Emery Mills
    • Resident of Cookeville Route 5
    • Have known her since she was a small girl
    • She was born in Overton County in 28 December 1845
    • They were married in 1874 by Esquire James Peek
    • They were present at their marriage
    • William H. Carter died 18 February 1916.

Supporting Documents:

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (17 Mar 1909) - Request Service Records
  • War Department (22 Mar 1909) - Sent Service Records
  • W. O. Watson (11 Mar 1916) - The court house burned in 1899, and marriage records were lost.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Rockingham County, NC, Page 107 (living in the home of John Barnes)
  • 1860 Census: Forsyth County, NC, Page 419
  • 1870 Census: White County, TN, Page 366
  • 1880 Census: White County, TN, Page 471B
  • 1900 Census: White County, TN, Page 230B
  • 1910 Census: White County, TN, Page 108A

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
24 February 1916
Vol. XIV, No. 8, Page 1
DEATH OF W. H. CARTER - We desire to thank our friends and neighbors for the kindness shown us during the illness and death of husband and father. Mrs. W. H. Carter and children.

WILL

White County, TN Will Book I, Page 92
Wife: Alma Carter
Heirs: B. Frank Carter and William W. Carter
Executor: Nathaniel Carter
Written: 4 March 1914
Attest: Sam Cash and John Lafever

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Death Certificate: White County, TN (1916) - #45 William Harding Carter

PHOTO

William H. Carter

William Harden and Almarinda (McBride) Carter

Photo Source: Ancestry.com