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Confederate (CSV)

Private

William L. Carson

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at age 20 in Alamance County, NC in Company D, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 15 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Died of wound on 17 (or 15) October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Iobst1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. His burial place thanks to Sharon Murray; his gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

10/17/1862 Charlestown, VA; burial in "Soldiers Square", Edge Hill Cemetery, Charlestown, WV

Notes

1   Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pp. 335 - 346  [AotW citation 6341]