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Federal (USV)


Charles B. Carney

(? - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Pennsylvania Reserves (1st Rifles)

Before Antietam

From Cameron County, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company C, 13th Pennsylvania Reserves on 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to his right knee, with compound fracture, in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 September, and the injured portion of his knee was removed on 27 September, but he died of wounds on 7 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from Bates.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


10/07/1862; Frederick, MD


1   Bates, Samuel Penniman, History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: State of Pennsylvania, 1868-1871  [AotW citation 22126]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #108  [AotW citation 22127]