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G. Vose
G. Vose

Federal (USV)


George Vose

(1842 - 1874)
Home State: New Hampshire
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th New Hampshire Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Amherst, he enlisted at age 18 in Company E, First New Hampshire Infantry on 19 April 1861. He mustered out on 9 August 1861. He reenlisted, in Company I, 5th New Hampshire Infantry on 14 September 1861, and mustered as Corporal on 15 October.

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

The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again, at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given. He was appointed 2nd Lieutenant, Company F on 6 October 1863. He was promoted to First Lieutenant on 3 July 1864, but not mustered at that rank. He was discharged at the expiration of his term of service on 29 October 1864.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Child1 and Ayling2. Further details from family genealogists. His picture here from a photo of unknown provenance of him in Corporal's stripes posted on Findagrave by David M. Morin.

Birth Date: 01/15/1842    Place of Birth: Amherst, NH    
Death Date: 01/18/1874    Death Place: Fitchburg, MA    


1   Child, M.D., William, A History of the Fifth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, Bristol (NH): R.W. Musgrove, Printer, 1893, Roster pp. 187 - 202  [AotW citation 13473]

2   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, Vol. 1, pg. 21  [AotW citation 13519]

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