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Federal (USV)


John George Eaglesfield

(9/13/1811 - 1862)
Home State: New York
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 89th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Giving his age as 40 years, he enlisted September 13, 1861 at Binghamton, to serve three years; mustered in as Sergeant, Co. K, October 21, 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 while bearing the colors.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of New York1, who has his first name as George. Birth date and details from family genealogists, which make his actual age 50 at enlistment in 1861.

Place of Birth: Greetham, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND    
Death Date: 09/17/1862    Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD    


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, for the Year 1901 (Issue 31), pp. 218 - 228  [AotW citation 12445]

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