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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph P. Carson

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company I.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Thomas1. Mustered as Private 29 April 1861. Promoted jr. 2nd and First Lieutenant in 1862. Promoted to Captain in 1863. Wounded at the Wilderness, Winchester, and Petersburg. Was in command of the Sharpshooters of Gordon's Corps at War's end. Died in Reynolds, Georiga on 25 March 1889.


1   Thomas, Henry Walter, History of the Doles-Cook Brigade, Atlanta: Franklin Printing & Publishing Co., 1903, pp. 54-55, 89, 164 - 181  [AotW citation 2673]