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Carpenter, Joseph W. D.
Age: 21, credited to St. Johnsbury, VT
Unit(s): 4th VT INF, 13th MA INF
Service: enl 4/20/61, 13th MA INF, m/o three months later; comn 2LT, Co. G, 4th VT INF, 9/11/61 (9/11/61), pr 1LT, 5/30/62 (5/30/62), pr CPT, 7/19/62 (9/29/62), kia, Wilderness, 5/5/64
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Birth: 1840, Chelsea, VT
Burial: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Carolyn Adams
Findagrave Memorial #: 23749564
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, widow Helen M. F., 6/20/1864
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, Italo Collection, VHS Collections
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
2nd Great Granduncle of Herbert S. Carpenter IV, Concord, NH
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Cenotaph at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, St. Johnsbury, VT
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The remains of Capt. J. W. D. Carpenter, who was killed in the battle of the Wilderness, have been brought home to St. Johnsbury.
Source: Vermont Record, July 8, 1865.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.