Franklin Carr (soldier)

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Franklin Carr
Born 1844
Stark County, Ohio
Died October 16, 1904
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Ohio Company D, 124th Ohio Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Nashville
Awards Medal of Honor

Corporal Franklin Carr (1844 to October 16, 1904) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Carr received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Nashville in Tennessee on 16 December 1864. He was honored with the award on 24 February 1865.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Carr was born in Stark County, Ohio in 1844. He enlisted into the 124th Ohio Infantry. He died on 16 October 1904.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Recapture of U.S. guidon from a rebel battery.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Franklin Carr". Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Army Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 8 December 2013.