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Joseph Carter Abbott

Born: Jul 15, 1825

Death: Oct 8, 1881

Birthplace: Concord

Nationality: United States

Joseph Carter Abbott

Date of Birth : Jul 15, 1825
Date of Death : Oct 8, 1881
Birth Place : Concord

Joseph Carter Abbott was a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War who was awarded the grade of brevet brigadier general of volunteers and a Republican United States Senator from the state of North Carolina between 1868 and 1871. During his career in private life he was a lawyer, newspaper editor and businessman. He also served as collector of the port of Wilmington, inspector of posts along the eastern line of the southern coast during the Rutherford B. Hayes Administration, and special agent of the United States Treasury Department.

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