(1813 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Virginia Infantry
Age 48, from Amelia County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 23rd Virginia Infantry at Winterham, VA on 15 March 1862 as a substitute for Private A. Ellet, also of Company C.
On the Campaign
He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862. He died of wounds on the same day at a Federal hospital on the Grove Farm near Sharpsburg.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as B.A. Carter. Service and other details from Thomas Rankin's 23rd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1985) via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave. At least one family genealogist has his birth place as Prince Edward County, VA, and says he died unmarried.
07/03/1813; "Mulberry Grove", Amelia County, VA
09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD