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Name:Carter Richard Bishop
Affiliation:Class of 1868
Biography & Genealogy:Carter Richard Bishop, Class of 1868: Born- May 22, 1849. Matriculated from Petersburg, Va. At VMI 2 months. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches. Captured on April 3, 1865. Soon released. Post War Career: Teacher, bank cashier, civil engineer. A.B., Hampden Sydney College in 1870. Teacher in Ky. Went to Petersburg in 1877. Very active in United Confederate Veterans, especially in the effort to seek teaching of a pro-Confederacy version of history in public schools. Died- August 21, 1941. Photo courtesy Boonsborough (Maryland) Museum of History