Judson T. Carpenter

Judson T. Carpenter was a resident of Mansfield on July 21, 1862 when he enlisted as a Private in Co. F of the 18th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was discharged November 20, 1862.

He was born on January 31, 1833 in Ashford, Connecticut to Uriah B. and Marcia (Scarborough) Carpenter. In the 1860 U.S. census in Mansfield, he is a 27 year old operative and head of household. Judson Carpenter married Clarissa Perrin on April 10, 1853 in Eastford, Connecticut. Children include: Francis A. Carpenter, born about 1855; Susie Carpenter, born about 1861; Carrie Carpenter, born about 1863 and Harry Carpenter, born about 1866. Clarissa (Perrin) Carpenter died in 1869. Judson Carpenter married second, Adaline L. ____ about 1875; they had no children.

Judson was working in a boot factory in the 1870 U.S. census in Brookfield, Massachusetts. He was living in Holliston, Massachusetts by the date of the 1890 Veterans Census. In 1900, he is the superintendent of the Town Farm in Holliston.

On January 16, 1891, he applied for an invalid pension, No. 980,035 that was granted under certificate No. 677,344. His widow applied for a pension on May 19, 1908.

Judson T. Carpenter died on January 7, 1903 and is buried at the Brookfield Cemetery in Brookfield, Massachusetts.