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S.W. Carpenter

S.W. Carpenter

Federal (USV)


Samuel W. Carpenter

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

From Waterbury. He had served as First Lieutenant, Company D, First Connecticut Infantry. He mustered in as Captain, Company C, 14th Connecticut Infantry in August 1862.

The rest of the War

Wounded in action 13 December 1862 at Fredericksburg, VA and transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps in September 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Goddard1. His photograph from a CDV posted online by reenactors of Company G, 14th Connecticut; probably from one in the Massachusetts MOLLUS Collection.


1   Goddard, Henry Perkins, and Calvin Goddard Zon, editor, The Good Fight That Didn't End, Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2008, pp. 60 - 61  [AotW citation 9343]