William B. CarterHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D on 27 April 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded again, in action at the Wilderness, VA on 5 May 1864. Captured at Hatcher's Run, VA on 31 March 1865. Held at Point Lookout, MD until released on 24 June 1865 after taking the Oath of Allegiance.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr.
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9882]
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