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Name:Charles Carter Minor
Affiliation:Class of 1864MS
Biography & Genealogy:Charles Carter Minor, Class of 1864-MS: Born- August 18, 1844. Matriculated from Charlottesville, Va. At VMI 7 weeks. Military Record: Enlisted July 6, 1861 at Charlottesville for 1 year as Private, Capt C.F. Johmston's Company Virginia Light Artillery (Albemarle Artillery; Capt J.W. Wyatt's Company Virginia Light Artillery; Cmpany H, 1st Virginia Artillery). Detailed November-December 1861 to make gun carriages. Detailed December 2, 1861 to drill artillery at Yorktown. Corporal on January-February 1862 roll. In hospital (Richmond) May 1862 (debility). In hospital (Goldsboro, North Carolina) February-April 1863. Sergeant on July-August 1863 roll. Sentenced by court martial May 26, 1864 to forfeit most pay. Private on May-June 1864 roll. Wounded in action (probably right shoulder) at Cold Harbor June 3, 1864. In hospital (Richmond). Corporal on July-August 1864 roll. Paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: Railroad baggage master. With RF&P Railroad. Died- September 25, 1913.
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