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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

George Washington Cleveland

(1841 - 1902)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave.

Birth

12/25/1841 in GA

Death

9/4/1902 in GA; burial in Cleveland Cemetery, Reed Creek, Hart County, GA

Notes

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]