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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

George J. Pettit

(? - 1862)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted in Company C, 4th New Jersey Infantry as Sergeant on 13 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap

References & notes

Basic information from State of New Jersey1.

Death

09/14/1862 Crampton's Gap, MD

Notes

1   State of New Jersey, Adjutant-General's Office, and William S. Stryker, Adjutant General, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 2 volumes, Trenton: John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876, Vol. 1, pp. 196 - 224  [AotW citation 14599]