Mayor B.F. Carter (c. 1858)

12 December 2021

Former Austin, Texas Mayor Benjamin Franklin Carter was Lieutenant Colonel of the 4th Texas Infantry and commanded the regiment at Sharpsburg in September 1862. In July 1863 he was seriously wounded at Gettysburg and died on the 21st in Chambersburg, PA.

This photograph is in the collection of the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.

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