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Comptroller , Civil War vetran

Ezra Ayers Carman, American comptroller, Civil War vetran. member Antietam Battlefield Board, October 1894-July 1898.


Carman, Ezra Ayers was born on February 27, 1834 in Metuchen, New Jersey, United States. Son of M. F. and Ann Maria (Ayers) Carman.


Early education in Middlesex Company, New Jersey. Graduate Western Military Institute, Kentucky, 1855. Assistant professor mathematics University of Nashville, Tennessee, 1855-1856 (Master of Arts, University of Nashville, 1858).


Civil pursuits, 1859-1860. Lieutenant colonel 7th New Jersey infantry, September 5, 1861. Colonel 13th New Jersey infantry, July 8, 1862, private brigadier general, United States.V., March 13, 1865.

Served in Army of the Potomac, September 1861-September 1863. In Army of the Cumberland, September 1863, to end of war, June 8, 1865. Comptroller Jersey City, 1871-1875.

Chief clerk unites states department of Agriculture, July 1877-April 1885. Member Antietam Battlefield Board, October 1894-July 1898. Chairman Chickamauga and Chattanooga Park Commission, June since 1905.



Member Antietam Battlefield Board, October 1894-July 1898.


Married Ada Salmon, November 22, 1859.

M. F. Carman

Ann Maria (Ayers) Carman

Ada Salmon