Samuel W. CarpenterHome State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Waterbury. He had served as First Lieutenant, Company D, First Connecticut Infantry. He mustered in as Captain, Company C, 14th Connecticut Infantry in August 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded in action 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in September 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Goddard1. His photograph from a CDV posted online by reenactors of Company G, 14th Connecticut.
1 Goddard, Henry Perkins, and Calvin Goddard Zon, editor, The Good Fight That Didn't End, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008, pp. 60 - 61 [AotW citation 9343]
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