Pvt. Davis B. Carpenter,Co B


(photo courtesy of Ray Evans)

Davis B. Carpenter enlisted in Company B of the 18th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at the age of 22. He was killed at the skirmish of Davis Crossroads on September 11, 1863 when Negley's Division was surprised by a large Confederate force they encountered while undertaking a Division reconnaisance in McLemore's Cove. He is buried in the Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga.