CARPENTER, William

WI 15th Inf Co C. Residence: Waterford, Racine County, Wisconsin. Born in Whitehall, New York. Civil War: Age 27. Carpenter. Dark eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 30 Dec 1863 at Waterford. Mustered 17 Feb 1864 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Joined the Regiment at Strawberry Plains, Virginia, 31 Mar 1864. Promoted to Corporal. Transferred to Company H at Whiteside, Tennessee, on 1 Jan 1865, and to 24th Infantry. Promoted to Sergeant 20 Jan 1865. Transferred to Company K of the 13th Infantry on 10 Jun 1865. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-13; red book vol 20 p 42) (Buslett p408)

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