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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

Van Buren Carpenter

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, he enlisted on 23 April 1861 in New York City, and mustered as Private, Company I, 4th New York Infantry on 9 May. He transferred to Company G on 1 November and was promoted to Sergeant on 1 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from the Adjutant General.2

Birth

c. 1840

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 155  [AotW citation 17132]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1898, Ser. No. 17, pg. 654  [AotW citation 20340]