Ernest Anson Carrier, a Sullivan County native, fought throughout the French countryside during World War I.
According to Carrier’s honorable discharge papers, the Bluff City resident joined the United States Army during World War I on Sept. 20, 1917, in Bristol. He was 21 years old. Carrier, who was part of the 30th Infantry Division, trained at Camp Sevier in South Carolina. The division trained at the historic South Carolina camp until May of 1918.