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Sandhills SAR chapter celebrates charter anniversary

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Trent Carter portrays British Gen. Charles Cornwallis. Trent Carter portrays British Gen. Charles Cornwallis. Contributed photo

PINEHURST — On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the Sandhills Sons of the American Revolution chapter compatriots will be celebrating the first anniversary of receiving their charter at the Pine Crest Inn, Pinehurst.

Sandhills SAR events are always open to the public to enjoy a wonderful dinner and a patriotic program about our American Revolutionary War History. 

As part of this patriotic dinner evening, Trent Carter of Pinehurst will present an interpretation of Gen. Charles Cornwallis and his British Southern Campaign, starting in Charleston and ending in his surrender to the Continental Army, at Yorktown Virginia.

Speaker Bio

Trent Carter is a native son of Fayetteville and a graduate from Campbell University with a BS in Social Science and a Master’s in History from Appalachian State University. He has also earned a Master’s in Education Administration and Public Administration from East Carolina University. Carter is also a U.S. Army veteran who served for 26 years, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. Carter taught history at Fayetteville Tech, Fayetteville State University, Campbell University and geography at St. Andrews University. He has been a Revolutionary War reenactor for more than 50 years and his latest portrayal is that of Gen. Charles Cornwallis. 

For more details about the dinner and meeting celebration, please go to the Sandhills SAR Chapter Website ( > Events or send an email to the Sandhills Chapter Secretary, Mike Fusselbaugh at fusselmrf@gmail.

Any one interested in obtaining more information about Sons of the American Revolution, can contact the Sandhills Chapter registrar, Jack Laflin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.