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Federal (USV)


Charles Carpenter

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 21st New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 20 years, he enlisted 8 May 1861 at Buffalo to serve two years and mustered in as Private, Company H, 21st New York Infantry on 20 May.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his right elbow in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 18 September and transferred out on 20 September, place not given. He was discharged for disability on 19 January 1863 in Buffalo.

References & notes

His service from the Adjutant General.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


c. 1841


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 20, pg. 194  [AotW citation 28125]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #19  [AotW citation 28126]