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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles Carson

(c. 1843 - 1864)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 18, from Houlton, he mustered as Private, Company B, 10th Maine Infantry on 4 October 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Corporal in 1862, date not given. He reenlisted on 8 February 1864, transferred to Company D, 29th Maine Infantry on 31 May 1864, and was killed in action at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service from the Maine Adjutant General. 2

Birth

c. 1843

Death

10/19/1864 Cedar Creek, VA

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. 156  [AotW citation 17144]

2   State of Maine, Adjutant General's Office, and John L. Hodsdon, AG, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the Year ending December 31, 1862, Augusta: Stevens and Sayward, Printers to the State, 1863, pg. 273  [AotW citation 17339]