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Confederate (CSV)


George Washington Cleveland

(1841 - 1902)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
A teacher, he enlisted as Private in Company C, 16th Georgia Infantry on 13 July 1861. Appointed Corporal.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the wrist and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The remainder of the War:
Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia November 10, 1862. Roll for November 30, 1862, shows him absent on 60 days furlough at Hartwell, Georgia. No later record.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 12/25/1841    Birth State: GA    
Death Date: 9/4/1902    Death Place: GA    Burial Place: Cleveland Cemetery, Reed Creek, Hart County, GA


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12191]

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