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Federal (USV)


Jordan Golder Carvill

(1837 - 1901)

Home State: Maine

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

From Lewiston, age 24, he enlisted 21 August 1861 as Corporal, Company K, 7th Maine Infantry.

On the Campaign

He served as Color Corporal and was severely wounded in the side in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was again wounded, in action at Salem Heights, VA on 4 May 1863. He transferred to the 1st Maine Veteran Infantry 21 August 1864, and was promoted Sergeant (1864). He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 20th Maine Infantry on 15 February 1865 (commissioned 22 March). He was promoted to First Lieutenant, date not given, and mustered out 28 August 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Hyde1, who has him as J.G. Carver. Service from the Maine Adjutant General (via Historical Data Systems).2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/09/1837; Lewiston, ME


12/24/1901 Lewiston, ME; burial in Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, ME


1   Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02  [AotW citation 6688]

2   Historical Data Systems, Inc., American Civil War Research Database, Published 1997, first accessed 01 January 2008, <>, Source page: /active/hdsquery.dll?SoldierHistory?U&2210986  [AotW citation 17109]