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Federal (USV)


Peter Carter

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company K, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was present at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, Sharpsburg, and at a hospital in Frederick, MD for a wound to the hand. He may have been wounded at Antietam, or this care may have been for his Cedar Mountain, VA wound of 8 August 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1.


1   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 17146]