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Major General Joseph Bradford Carr

1828 – 1895

 
 
Major General Joseph Bradford Carr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. Major General Joseph Bradford Carr Marker
Inscription.
[Left of Monument: ]
United States Volunteer Service.

Mustered in United States Service † May 14, 1861.
Commissions.
Colonel † Second New York Volunteers, May 10, 1861.
Brigadier General United States Volunteers, Sept. 7, 1862.
Major General † United States Volunteers, August 24, 1865.
Mustered out † August 29, 1865.

New York State Service.
Commissions.

Second Lieutenant † Twenty-fourth Regiment, August 4, 1851.
First Lieutenant † Twenty-fourth Regiment, June 3, 1854.
Captain † Twenty-fourth Regiment, September 15, 1854.
Major † Twenty-fourth Regiment, August 4, 1858.
Colonel † Twenty-fourth Regiment, June 4, 1860.
Major General, January 23, 1867, until August 5, 1886.
Secretary of State of the State of New York for three successive terms from 1880 to 1886.

[Right of Monument: ]
Services in United States Volunteer Army.

Army of the Potomac.
Department of Virginia.
Army of the James.
Commanded all of the troops on the James River
from Fortress Monroe to City Point.

Engagements.
Big Bethel.
Fair Oaks.
Seven Pines.
Glendale.
Malvern Hill, First.
Seven Daysí Fight.
Malvern Hill, Second.
Bristow Station.
Second Bull Run.
Chantilly.
Fredericksburg, First.
Rappahannock Station.
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
2. Left Side of Monument
Fredericksburg, Second.
Chancellorsville.
Gettysburg.
Wapping Heights.
Auburnís Ford.
Kellyís Ford.
Brandy Station.
Battle of the Orchards.
Mile Run.
Crater.
Siege of Petersburg.

 
Location. 42° 45.873′ N, 73° 39.939′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on Oakwood Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in section B of Oakwood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12182, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Uncle Sam” (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Panoramic View of American History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amos Eaton (approx. ľ mile away); Major General John Ellis Wool (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861 (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Henry Thomas (approx. half a mile away); St. Peter's Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); San Francisco Giants (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
3. Right Side of Monument
Maj. Gen. Joseph Carr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
4. Maj. Gen. Joseph Carr Marker
Markers in Oakwood Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
5. Markers in Oakwood Cemetery
Gravestone of Maj. Gen. Joseph Carr image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
6. Gravestone of Maj. Gen. Joseph Carr
General Carr's gravestone is located just in front of the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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