George E. Saville(1839 - 1864)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Battery Sergeant
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Parker's Richmond (VA) Battery
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was mustered as Corporal in Parker's Battery in March 1862 as the unit organized. He was promoted Sergeant by August 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was elected 2nd Lieutenant on 31 October 1862, and was cited by Captain Parker for his service at Gettysburg in July 1863. He was on furlough that Autumn. He was ill that winter and died at Wytheville on 10 April 1864.1
References, Sources, and other notes:
His rank as Sergeant indicated in a letter at the Henrico County Historical Society. The photograph here is from a group in the collection of the US Army Military History Institute of officers of the Battery (MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection, Volume 85, Page 4291, Document 258147).
|Birth State: VA |
Death Date: 04/10/1864 Death Place: Wytheville, VA Burial Place: Liberty (now Bedford), VA
1 Krick, Robert K., Parker's Virginia Battery, C.S.A., Berryville: Virginia Book Company, 1975 [AotW citation 1115]
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