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Federal (USV)

Private

George W. Alden

(c. 1828 - 1862)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A 24 year old clerk in Chelsea, MA, he enlisted 11 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company C, 35th Massachusetts Infantry on 18 August.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1. Service from Soldiers, Sailors and Marines.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1828

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Revolutionary War Cemetery, Saugus, MA

Notes

1   Nelson, John H., As Grain Falls Before the Reaper: The Federal Hospital Sites and Identified Federal Casualties at Antietam, Hagerstown: John H. Nelson, 2004, pg. 112  [AotW citation 16102]

2   Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Adjutant General, Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines in the Civil War, 8 Vols, Norwood (MA): Norwood Press, 1931-35, Vol. 3, pg. 660  [AotW citation 20406]