Recipient Detail

 

CARTER, JOHN J.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 33d New York Infantry
Born: 16 June 1842, Troy, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Nunda, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862
 
 


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Citation

While in command of a detached company, seeing his regiment thrown into confusion by a charge of the enemy, without orders made a countercharge upon the attacking column and checked the assault. Penetrated within the enemy's lines at night and obtained valuable information.