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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Stephen A. Carpenter

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Texas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st Texas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 30, he enlisted when the Company was organized in Galveston County, TX, and mustered with them as Private, Company L, First Texas Infantry for Confederate service on 30 August 1861 near Manassas, VA. He was appointed 3rd Sergeant in May 1862, and was acting Regimental Ordnance Sergeant by September.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Service information from Polley1 and Simpson.2

Birth

c. 1831

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Polley, Joseph Benjamin, Hood's Texas Brigade, New York: The Neale Publishing Company, 1910, pg. 313  [AotW citation 1566]

2   Simpson, Harold Brown, Hood's Texas Brigade: a Compendium, Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1977, pg. 79  [AotW citation 21037]