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Federal (USV)

Private

Alfred Carter

(c. 1842 - 1864)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 20 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 8 August 1862 and mustered as Private.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was again in action, at Chancellorsville, VA, and Gettysburg, PA in 1863. He died at the Regimental Hospital, Duck River Bridge, TN of disease on 17 April 1864. "His body was sent home to his friends".

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1842; Newark, NJ

Death

04/17/1864 Shelbyville, TN; burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, NJ

Notes

1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pp. 62 - 63  [AotW citation 17211]