McCarter Relatives who served in the Civil War
The Federal Units from Sevier Co., TN included Cos. B, E, I, K, and M
of the 2nd TN Cavalry; Cos. K, L, M, of the 9th TN Cavalry, Co. K 2nd TN Infantry; Misc. Cos. of the 6th TN Infantry, and
the Sevier Co. National Guard
The Confederate Units from Sevier Co., TN included Co. I 37th Infantry
and Co A 39th TN Infantry
Union Forces (McCarter)
Most of these McCarter relatives are cousins of Eli's father, which would make
them Eli's first cousins once removed. The exact relationship for each will
("Not verified" means kinship not completely established yet--On one list, but not another)
Aaron W. McCarter (1842-1873) Co B 2nd TN Inf. Sergeant Enlisted at age
18 Son of Joseph and Nancy Reagan McCarter. Named his first son Ulysses Grant McCarter
Alfred McCarter (1837-1912) Co K. 10th TN Inf. Son of Thomas and Mary Ownby McCarter.
First Cousin once removed
David McCarter (1844-1929) Co I 3rd TN
Cav, Private, Enlisted at age 18, Son of John and Nancy Anderson McCarter. First cousin once removed
Isaac McCarter (1841-1863) Co. B 2nd TN Cav. Private, Enlisted at age 21, Son
of James and Edna Abbott McCarter. Died at Battle of Kingston, TN. First Cousin Once Removed
James McCarter (1840-1864) 2nd TN Cav. died of variola while home on furlough.
Son of Jeremiah and Nancy Hollingsworth McCarter.First Cousin Once Removed.
James C. McCarter (1842-1864) Co B 8th
TN Mounted Inf. 1st Corporal Enlisted at age 20 (Not verified)
James H. McCarter (1840-1864) Co I 2nd TN Cav. Son of Jeremiah M.
and Elizabeth L. McCarter. Died of smallpox First Cousin Once Removed
John McCarter (1844-1862) Co. I 2nd Cav. Private.
Enlisted at age 18 in Sept; died in Dec. (Not verified)
John McCarter (1844-?) Co H 5th TN Cav Private Enlisted at age 18 (Not verified)
John W. McCarter ( 1837-?) Co B
8th Mounted Inf. Private, Enlisted at age 28 (Not verified)
Joseph H. McCarter (1838-1905) Co K 9th TN Cav. Private Enlisted
at age25 Son of John and Nancy Anderson McCarter POW. Died in war. First
Cousin Once Removed
Josiah McCarter (1830-1863) Co I, 2nd TN Cav. Private, Enlisted at age 32. Son
of John and Nancy Anderson McCarter Died in war. First Cousin Once Removed
Mack Lafayette McCarter (1840-1916) Cos. H & E 9th TN Cav. Son of Thomas
and Mary Ownby McCarter minister First Cousin Once Removed
Timothy McCarter ( 1836-?) Co K 19th Inf.
Private. Enlisted at age 26. (Not verified.)
William R. McCarter. (1844- 1865) Co I 2nd TN Cav. Sergeant.
Enlisted at age 18. died in war. (Not verified)