Luther D Carr

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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Luther D. Carr

Luther D. Carr was born June 20, 1833 in Franklin County, Vermont and was a farmer. He married Mary Malvina Parker in 1856 and was the father of seven children; three of whom were born before he left for the Civil War. He enlisted in Detroit, Michigan on August 11, 1862 and was mustered in on August 14, 1862 as a Private for a three-year term into Company I (Captain George Gordon’s company), 24th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry. He was 29 years old, 5'10" tall with light complexion, and had blue eyes and brown hair when he enlisted. He was engaged at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia on December 13, 1862 and was discharged due to disability by Lt. Colonel J.R. Smith at Detroit, Michigan on April 11, 1863. Luther D. Carr died July 26, 1916 and was buried at Mt. Hazel Cemetery in Redford Township, Wayne County, Michigan.

Photograph and information submitted by Luther Carr’s Great Great Granddaughter, Marion Vert Glanton.

Luther D. Carr