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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

George E. Bailey, Jr.

(c. 1823 - 1862)

Home State: Connecticut

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Connecticut Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 38, from Saybrook, CT, he enlisted on 10 October 1861 and mustered as Sergeant, Company K, 11th Connecticut Infantry on 14 November 1861.He was appointed First Sergeant on 10 August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

Casualty from Nelson1. Service information from Ingersoll.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1823

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Fountain Hill Cemetery, Deep River, CT

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. 119  [AotW citation 16213]

2   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pg. 497  [AotW citation 20499]