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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

George Lynne

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Sergeant on 4 June 1861, at Camp Moore, LA, in Company E, 6th Louisiana Infantry. He was a painter in New Orleans, age 22 when enlisted, single. He was elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant on 7 August 1861 (election ordered by Col. I. Seymour).

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Booth1. His brother Robert E. Lynne was First Lieutenant (later Captain), same Company, but was absent sick during the Maryland Campaign, returning to duty on 21 September 1862.

Birth

c. 1839 in IRELAND

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 822  [AotW citation 14952]