Mustered into service as a Private on July 29, 1861
Buried Greenlawn Cemetery, Johnson Co. Indiana
Private Carson was promoted to Corporal in July of 1862 and wounded on August 28th, 1862 at the Battle of Brawner Farm. He was again promoted in the summer of 1863 to Sergeant. At the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1st, 1863 Edward was wounded in the ncek. He mustered out of the service on July 28th, 1864.
He filed for and started to recieve a pension in 1873.