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G.E. Saville

G.E. Saville

Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

George E. Saville

(1839 - 1864)

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Battery Sergeant

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Parker's Richmond (VA) Battery

Before Antietam

He was mustered as Corporal in Parker's Battery in March 1862 as the unit organized. He was promoted Sergeant by August 1862.

The rest 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 & 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

1839 VA

Death

04/10/1864 Wytheville, VA; burial in Liberty (now Bedford), VA

Notes

1   Krick, Robert K., Parker's Virginia Battery, C.S.A., Berryville: Virginia Book Company, 1975  [AotW citation 1115]