John Harter

John Harter's grave marker

Subject

Description

John Harter was a basketmaker living in Floyd County in the 19th century.

Birth Date

March 26, 1825

Birthplace

Floyd County, Virginia

Death Date

July 15, 1909

Biographical Text

Served as a Sergeant in Company D of the 54th Virginia Infantry of the army of the Confederate States of America.
Married to Harriet Howell

Collection

Citation

“John Harter,” Floyd Folklife Gallery and Archives, accessed July 8, 2020, https://floydvafolklife.org/items/show/80.

Item Relations

This Item creator of Item: Coiled Rye Straw Basket Bound with White Oak