Tombstone dedication ceremony scheduled in Chambersburg for Confederate officer
April 2, 2010
A Confederate colonel who died in Chambersburg during the Civil War will be honored in a special ceremony hosted by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Described as a tombstone dedication, the event will be at noon April 10 at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Chambersburg, near the intersection of Franklin and King streets.
The ceremony will honor Lt. Col. Benjamin F. Carter, who led the 4th Texas at Gettysburg, according to Benjamin Lewis II, commander of the Pvt. John Wesley Culp Camp 1961. Carter also had served as mayor of Austin, Texas, Lewis said.