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Federal (USV)

Lieutenant

William M. Carter

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Pennsylvania Reserves

Before Antietam

He mustered into service as First Lieutenant, Company B, 8th Pennsylvania Reserves on 25 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD, on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was reinterred from his original burial in Middletown, MD to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from Bates.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3302]

2   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22777]