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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Beverly Atwood Carter

(1813 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

Birth

07/03/1813; "Mulberry Grove", Amelia County, VA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4435]