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Franklin "Frank" Benjamin Carr
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Carr in 1895
Born 1844 (1844)
Stark County, Ohio
Died October 16, 1904 (1904-10-17) (aged 60)
Pittsburg, Oklahoma
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Corporal
Unit Ohio 124th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry - Company D
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.


Carr was born in Stark County, Ohio in 1844. The son of Elijah Carr and Ann Shull. The married Catherine "Kate" Trubey and had the following children Charles H Carr, William A Carr, Nettie E Carr and Eugene E Carr. He was enlisted in the 124th Ohio Infantry during the American Civil War. He died on 16 October 1904.

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