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CSA Soldier Joseph N. Carpenter 0f Natchez Mississippi

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CSA Soldier Joseph N. Carpenter 0f Natchez Mississippi

Posted: 1196284582000
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Carpenter - Russell
Photo and obit / bio available for Joseph b. 09.01.1846 to Nathaniel L. Carpenter of Vermont and Julia Luce of New York.

After a Federal occupation of Natchez, Joseph at the age of 16 ran away from home to enlist, was rejected but suceeded on a second attempt. Survived Murfreesboro (both battles), Missionary Ridge, Atlanta and other battles.

Became a respected businessman, founded a bank, supported schools named after him and was a leading citizen for community development.

m. 1868 to Zapporah Russell of LA and they were parents of a son and a daughter.

d. 03.01.1925

Offered as a courtesy - not in my family line
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