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G.P. Bangs, Jr.
G.P. Bangs, Jr.

Federal (USV)


George Pemberton Bangs, Jr.

(1835 - ?)
Home State: Massachusetts
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Sailed to California and East Indies 1855-56; Europe in 1857. Enrolled as First Lieutenant, Company K on 25 May 1861, age 26. Commissioned Captain, Company D on 13 June 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He resigned due to continuing illness and was discharged on 29 March 1863.

After the War:
He was a wholesale coal merchant in Boston, partner in Bangs & Horton (with former 2nd Massachusetts brother officer Charles P. Horton), at 18 Kilby Street.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Quint1. His photograph from the MOLLUS Massachusetts Collection2.

Birth Date: 07/29/1835    Place of Birth: Boston, MA    
College: Amherst College, Harvard Scientific School    Graduating Year: 1852    


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 490 - 506  [AotW citation 14488]

2   US Army, Military History Institute (USAMHI), Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)-Massachusetts Photograph Collection, Published 2009, <http://cdm16635.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16635coll12/>, Source page: Vol. 93, pg. 4755  [AotW citation 14501]

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