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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.