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Federal (USV)

Private

William Carter

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company K, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 12 August 1862 and mustered as Private on 25 August.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the ankle or foot in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Stone House Hospital, Sharpsburg. He was listed as a deserter on 2 November 1862 while on furlough.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson.1 Service from Stryker.2

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 156  [AotW citation 17148]

2   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, pg. 660  [AotW citation 17270]