Isaac Carter was born in Cumberland County, North Carolina. He had no record of his birth, but believed he was born in or near the year 1764. His ancestry is still unknown, although some serious research is being done right now. It was believed that he had a brother named Samuel Carter.
Isaac enlisted with the Army of the United States on February 5, 1777 with Colonel Hogan After seeing action at Brandywine, Germantown, Mommoth, and Valley Forge the army moved south he and was discharged at a place called Lockhart's folly, about thirty miles southeast of Wilmington, North Carolina. After a short time, he reinlisted again as a balloted substitute and served another year. He was wounded in the arm at Eutau Springs. He was discharged near Charleston, South Carolina. To see a transcript of Isaac Carter's Revolutionary War Pension Application, check The Revolutionary War Soldiers section on the Pike County, MS GenWeb Home Page.
Source: S-1590069079 Repository: #R-2141739429 Title: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 Publication: Ancestry.com. U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. APID: 1,2204::0
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