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Samuel Perry "Powhatan" Carter
 
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Tennessee (Carter County), Elizabethton — Samuel P. Carter Admiral and General
Although Tennessee voted to secede from the Union in June 1861, East Tennessee remained staunchly loyal. The residents of Carter County voted against secession, 1,343 to 86. One of those residents, Admiral and General Samuel P. Carter (born . . . — Map (db m135600) HM
Tennessee (Carter County), Elizabethton — 1A 72 — Samuel Powhatan Carter 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 . . . — Map (db m46749) HM

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