CARTER, George W.

Date of birth: 4 Jul 1842 Illinois

Date of death: 18 Dec 1926 Edinburg, Johnson County, Indiana

Source: Franklin Evening Star Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, December 20, 1926


Civil War Veteran Died at Edinburg Saturday
      EDINBURG, Dec. 20  Funeral services for George 
Carter, age 84, whose death occurred at his home on 
South Keeley Street, Edinburg, Saturday morning at 
8:30, after an illness of four weeks, were held this 
afternoon at 2 o'clock from the late home.  The 
services were in charge of the Rev. Milburn.  Burial 
in Rest Haven Cemetery.
      Mr. Carter is survived by his wife Mrs. Julia 
Carter, one granddaughter, Mrs. Ruby Holbmier, 
and two great-granddaughters, as well as several 
nieces and nephews.
      He was born in Illinois, July 4, 1842, and 
when a young man came to Indiana where he enlisted 
in the war of the rebellion and was a member of 
Company K, 24th Indiana Infantry.  He served three 
years, from Aug. 11, 1862, to August 1865, and 
at the close of the war returned to Edinburg where
he had since made his home.  He was a member of 
the local post of G.A.R.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey

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