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G.F. Newton
G.F. Newton

Confederate (CSV)


George Fennel Newton

(1841 - 1922)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company C as Private - September 7, 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg

The remainder of the War:
Wounded in left elbow, necessitating amputation near shoulder at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Henderson1. Life dates from his gravesite on Findagrave. His photo here from one posted online by Joe Newton. George Fennel married Julia Ann Elvina Norman in Norman Park, Colquitt County, GA in 1865.

Birth Date: 09/21/1841    Place of Birth: Lowndes County, GA    
Death Date: 02/06/1922    Death Place: Norman Park, GA    Burial Place: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Joel, GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, l86l-l865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13319]

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