Samuel Powhatan Carter

Samuel Powhatan Carter (HMVH1)

Location: Elizabethton, TN 37643 Carter County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 20.934', W 82° 12.567'

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Aug 6, 1819 - May 26, 1891

Born in this house. After attending Washington College and Princeton, graduated from U.S. Naval Academy; serving in the Navy until May 1, 1862, he was appointed brigadier general, U.S. Volunteers. His most conspicuous service was a raid into East Tennessee with a cavalry brigade late in 1862. Brevetted major general, he returned to the Navy as a commander, retired as a commodore in 1881, and was named a rear admiral on the retired list in 1882. He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
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HM NumberHMVH1
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Marker Number1A 72
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 391474 N 4023326
Decimal Degrees36.34890000, -82.20945000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 20.934', W 82° 12.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 20' 56.04" N, 82° 12' 34.02" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 811-825 E Elk Ave, Elizabethton TN 37643, US
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