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Federal (USV)

Private

George Bub

(c. 1823 - 1862)

Home State: Pennsylvania

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry

Before Antietam

Age 38, he enlisted and mustered on 25 November 1861 in Philadelphia as Private, Company E, 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at the Smoketown Hospital, but died there of wounds on 21 October 1862.

References & notes

Casualty information from Nelson1, with service details from the Card File.2

Birth

c. 1823

Death

10/21/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

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. 146  [AotW citation 16944]

2   Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Adjutant-General, Pennsylvania Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866, Published <2005, first accessed 01 July 2005, <http://www.digitalarchives.state.pa.us/archive.asp?view=ArchiveIndexes&ArchiveID=17>  [AotW citation 23374]