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Federal (USV)

Private

Simon Carson

(1834 - 1910)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was age 27, a finisher from Oxford when he enlisted in July 1861 in Company E, 15th Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded through both hips or in the lumbar region in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Hoffman Farm and Smoketown Hospitals at Sharpsburg. He was promoted Corporal on 1 March 1863 and discharged 14 May 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Commonwealth of Massachusetts1. Casualty details from Nelson.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

11/25/1834 in IRELAND

Death

03/27/1910 Northampton, MA; burial in Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, MA

Notes

1   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 2, pp. 163 - 167  [AotW citation 5723]

2   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 156  [AotW citation 17105]