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Thomas CARDER

Thomas CARDER, American Member, Union Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Commission. Member of Grand Army of Republic.

Background

  • CARDER, Thomas was born on February 8, 1845 in Harrison Company, West Virginia, United States. Son of John and Elizabeth (Swisher) Carder.

  • Education

    • Public School.

    Career

    • Enlisted as Private in W. Ya. Institute, Company A, 1861-1864. Re-enlisted in 1864 as Corporation, Company G., W. Virginia, Cavalry.

      Served until 1865. Organized Sons of Veterans Camp in Parkersburg, W. Virginia, 1920. Appointed member, Union Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Commission. 1926. Elected Commissioner.

      E. Arkansas, W. Virginia, 1930.

    Religion

    United Brethren Church of Christ.

    Membership

    Member of Grand Army of Republic.

    Connections

    • Spouse Sarah H. Meredith, March 19, 1868.
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